The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Survival Nation
Journalist Suroosh Alvi, takes us on a tour of the gun markets of Pakistan. And after watching the video, I came to the distinct conclusion, that these folks make the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s look like a bunch of anti-gun, tree-hugging liberals. If you have the money, you can buy anything you want…from any country you want.
In 2006, Alvi was one of a handful of journalists who was able to get into the massive guns market in Pakistan’s tribal areas — home base for the Taliban since the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. He returned to Pakistan in October of 2011 and found the entire country was a “powder keg ready to explode.”
It simply amazes me just how weapons from all over the world find their way to a place like this. What’s equally amazing, is that they not only do gunsmithing & repairs all by hand only usingpost was originally published on this site