“The Business of War: SOFEX” is a short film originally released by VICE in 2012 and hosted by Shane Smith. This video provides the viewers with a deeper insight of the world of weapon trade across the globe.
“The Business of War: SOFEX” focuses on the Special Operations Forces Exhibition Conference or SOFEX, which is held once every 2 years in Amman. During this event, the most prominent generals of 85 different countries visit Amman to select an extensive range of advanced weaponry offered by various merchants. The trade show showcases high powered guns and ammos, including handguns and laser-guided missiles to the highest bidder.