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- Chickens for F-16′s
from:Atlantic Monthly Lockheed Martin wanted to sell F-16 fighter jets to the Thai government The Problem: Lockheed Martin was competing with Russia’s Sukhoi and Sweden’s Saab. Also the Thai government didn’t want to pay in cash, so it proposed paying with 80,000 tons of frozen chickens. The Role of U.S. Diplomats: They actually worked to [...]