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"The Nuclear Jihadist," Part II listen

12/14/07 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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Journalists Douglas Frantz and Catherine Collins have written a startling new book about AQ Khan, the father of the Islamic bomb.

Khan was a research scientist who stole European nuclear plans, masterminded Pakistan’s successful atomic program and established a network for smuggling technology and blueprints to other countries seeking nuclear capabilities.

Intelligence agencies watched Khan for decades, but U.S. political leaders refused to allow them to apprehend him. In the second...

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