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Shopping for bombs : nuclear proliferation, global insecurity, and the rise and fall of the A.Q. Khan network

Author: Gordon Corera
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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A.Q. Khan was the world's leading black market dealer in nuclear technology, described by a former CIA Director as "at least as dangerous as Osama bin Laden." A hero in Pakistan and revered as the Father of the Bomb, Khan built a global clandestine network that sold the most closely guardednuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea, and Libya. Here for the first time is the riveting inside story of the rise and fall of  Read more...
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Corera, Gordon.
Shopping for bombs.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006012510
(OCoLC)67383694
Named Person: A Q Khan; A Q Khan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Corera
ISBN: 9780195345704 0195345703 9786610846443 6610846448
OCLC Number: 80547177
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 288 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Roots --
The Bomb --
Iran--From Import to Export --
North Korea--Pyongyang and Back --
The Network Expands--The Libya Deal --
Picking up the Trail --
Watching --
Dealing with Gadaffi --
Confronting Musharraf--Dealing with Khan --
Unraveling the Network --
EPILOGUE The Spread.
Responsibility: Gordon Corera.
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Here for the first time is the riveting, inside story of the rise and fall of A.Q. Khan and his role in the devastating spread of nuclear technology over the last 30 years.  Read more...

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