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The A.Q. Khan network

United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation

The A.Q. Khan network

case closed? : hearing before the Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, May 25, 2006

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Khan, A. Q. -- 1936-,
  • Nuclear nonproliferation,
  • Security, International,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Pakistan,
  • Pakistan -- Foreign relations -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15590362M
    ISBN 100160770041
    LC Control Number2006460969
    OCLC/WorldCa71300001

    A.Q. Khan was the world's leading black market dealer in nuclear technology and a hero in Pakistan: Khan was known as the Father of the Bomb and built a global network selling nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea and Libya. It's surprising to note that this is the first book-length survey. Tinner worked with the Khan network to manufacture centrifuges used to enrich uranium. The network sold these centrifuges and components to Libya, as well as countries such as Iran and North Korea, to enrich uranium for nuclear weapons. Tinner's father, Fredrich, and brother, Marco, were also arrested on .

    The A.Q. Khan network was shut down under US pressure in Mr Khan, who is widely revered in Pakistan as the father of its nuclear bomb, was put under house arrest, but was never charged with. Proliferation Networks in Theory and Practice [open pdf - KB] "The discovery of the A.Q. Khan proliferation network has sparked inquiry into the roles of clandestine transactions in the spread of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and their delivery systems.

    The activities of Pakistan’s notorious Abdul Qadeer Khan in proliferating nuclear weapons technology are examined in detail in a recent Master’s Thesis, along with an analysis of their enabling conditions and some of their larger implications. “The A. Q. Khan nuclear supplier network constitutes the most severe loss of control over nuclear technology ever,” wrote author Christopher O. Shopping for Bombs: Nuclear Proliferation, Global Insecurity, and the Rise and Fall of the A.Q. Khan Network by Gordon Corera starting at $ Shopping for Bombs: Nuclear Proliferation, Global Insecurity, and the Rise and Fall of the A.Q. Khan Network has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.


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The A.Q. Khan network by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gordon Corera's book "Shopping For Bombs: Nuclear Proliferation, Global Insecurity, and the Rise and Fall of the A. Khan Network" is an interesting read and offers a good history of what has gone wrong in the attempt to limit the spread of nuclear by:   The A.Q.

Khan Network: During his tenure at Khan Research Laboratories, Pakistan’s uranium-enrichment facility at Kahuta, Khan sold gas-centrifuge technology, a type of equipment that could be used to make enriched uranium for nuclear explosives, to numerous international buyers, including Iran, North Korea, and Libya.

As Gordon Corera describes in his book, “Shopping for Bombs: Nuclear Proliferation, Global Insecurity, and the Rise and Fall of the A.Q. Khan Network,” Pakistan encouraged Khan’s domestic nuclear proliferation efforts because Islamabad wanted a nuclear is not hard to see why Pakistan was actively looking to build a bomb considering the repeated wars with India in.

This books tells the story of the nuclear proliferation network headed by A.Q. Khan. It covers the rise and fall of this network. The book is well-researched and includes a great deal of good information on the topic, but the writing style is somewhat dry/5.

On February 4,the Pakistani scientist Abdul Qadeer (A.Q.) Khan, then famous The A.Q. Khan network book his role in developing Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal, The A.Q. Khan network book on live television to having illegally proliferated nuclear weapons technology to Iran, Libya, and North Korea over the course of decades.

Today Khan is enjoying a resurrection at home, where he is again touted as the “Mohsin e-Pakistan,”. The A.Q. Khan network has been described as the "Wal-Mart of private sector proliferation for the world." its handiwork has helped deliver to us two of the most threatening security challenges faced in the West, one is North Korea and the other is Iran.

A.Q. Khan, the so-called father of Pakistan's Author: U.S. House of Representatives Committee on International Relations. Abdul Qadeer Khan, widely viewed as the father of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program, was arrested on Janu for his key role in the black market sale of nuclear technology and equipment to Iran, North Korea, Libya, and possibly others.

A.Q. Khan’s nuclear smuggling network prospered throughout the s and s and was linked to middlemen and businesses in over 20 countries. India had the bomb, and now Pakistan did too.

Khan was seen to have assured the nation's survival, and indeed he probably has—up until the moment, someday in a conceivable future, when a. "The arrest and public confession of Pakistani nuclear weapons scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan in revealed the existence of a global proliferation network which had, over almost two decades, provided nuclear technology, expertise, and designs to Iran, North Korea, Libya and possibly other countries.

Khan was not the only nuclear arms merchant and Pakistan was not the only country implicated. A.Q. Khan’s nuclear network thus began as a collection of suppliers for Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program but evolved into a lucrative transnational business enterprise when Khan shifted from being an importer to an exporter of nuclear technology.

Inthe Khan network. "The arrest and public confession of Pakistani nuclear weapons scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan in revealed the existence of a global proliferation network which had, over almost two decades, provided nuclear technology, expertise, and designs to Iran, North Korea, Libya and possibly other countries.

The Khan network is, first and foremost, an elaborate and highly successful il-licit procurement network that Khan created in the s to supply Pakistan’s gas-centrifuge program, which has been used to produce weapons-grade ura- Unraveling the A.

Khan and Future Proliferation Networks l The. The A.Q. Khan network has been described as the ''Wal-Mart of private sector proliferation for the world.'' its handiwork has helped deliver to us two of the most threatening security challenges faced in the West, one is North Korea and the other is Iran.

Page 7 PREV PAGE TOP OF DOC A.Q. Khan, the so-called father of Pakistan's bomb, for over a. 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 guarded nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea, and Libya.

Here for the first time is the riveting inside story of. India lauds US-N. Korea summit, reminds the world of Pakistan’s Khan network J - by India Writes Network Terming the US-North Korea summit in Singapore as “a positive development,” India has expressed hope that the outcomes will be implemented, paving the way for lasting peace and stability in.

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 guarded nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea, and Libya.

Proliferation watchers have kept track of A. Khan’s activities for about 30 years. Inthe Washington Post named him as the Pakistani engineer who had left his position at the uranium enrichment centrifuge facility at Almelo, Netherlands, four years earlier with “lists of subcontractors and probably blueprints for the plant.” Khan then returned to Pakistan, where he soon became.

In his speech yesterday, Mr. Bush said Mr. Tahir used a company in Dubai, SMB Computers, ''as a front for the proliferation activities of the A.

Khan network. The books about Dr. Khan Saga have reported Chahca Farooq to be major beneficiary of the money received from Iran.

The recent penetration of Dr.A.Q. Khan’s nuclear proliferation network is. Abdul Qadeer Khan, also known as A.Q.

Khan, (born April 1,Bhopal, India), Pakistani engineer, a key figure in Pakistan’s nuclear weapons program who was also involved for decades in a black market of nuclear technology and know-how whereby uranium-enrichment centrifuges, nuclear warhead designs, missiles, and expertise were sold or.

Get this from a library! Shopping for bombs: nuclear proliferation, global insecurity, and the rise and fall of the A.Q. Khan network.

[Gordon Corera] -- 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.

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Q. Khan nuclear supplier network constitutes the most severe loss of control over nuclear technology ever. For the first time in history, all of the keys to a nuclear weapon -- the supplier networks, the material, the enrichment technology, and the warhead designs -- were outside of state oversight and control.

This thesis demonstrates that Khan's nuclear enterprise evolved out of a.