The shocking, three-decade story of A. Q. Khan and Pakistan's nuclear program, and the complicity of the United States in the spread of nuclear weaponry.
On December 15, 1975, A. Q. Khana young Pakistani scientist working in Hollandstole top-secret blueprints for a revolutionary new process to arm a nuclear bomb. His original intention, and that of his government, was pu...more
"The fact that the authors of Deception thank Peter Griffen in the acknowledgments of their book raises questions of credibility. In Deception, the authors quote him as saying he was duped and taken advantage of by the Khan network. Another recently released book on the subject, America and the Islamic Bomb, contradicts this portrayal and reveals that a secret British Customs paper says that Griffen was aware and involved in the netw...more
NetLibrary has an audio version that held my attention well enough to keep me awake when I needed to drive. It wasn't really full of surprises, though.