Thailand Tried To Buy F-16s With 36.2 Thousand Kilos Of Frozen Chicken. And The US Helped.

So what do you do when you're a sovereign government that's short on fighter jets and cash, but flush with frozen chicken? Call up Lockheed Martin! According to a WikiLeaked cable, the US State Department helped broker such a deal between the Thais and Lockheed Martin. It almost happened, were it not for a coup that ousted the poultry-pushing buyers. Oh well. [Atlantic Wire]