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U.S. Discusses Depth of Khan's Nuclear Network

The black-market network of Pakistan’s top atomic scientist, Abdul Qadeer Khan, stretched across several continents, had active training programs and received $100 million from Libya for equipment and technology to make nuclear weapons, senior U.S. officials said Monday. Operatives in at least a dozen countries manufactured, sold or transported nuclear components to Libya, Iran, North Korea and perhaps other nations as part of Khan’s enterprise in recent years, the officials said. “Asia, Europe, Africa, the Middle East — it really did span the entire globe,” said one, who requested anonymity. “We were surprised by the quantity and how advanced it was.” Full Story

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