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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (23 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Douglas Frantz Narrator: Bob Craig Publisher: Hachette Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2007 ISBN:
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The world has entered a second nuclear age. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the threat of nuclear annihilation is on the rise. Should such an assault occur, there is a strong likelihood that the trail of devastation will lead back to Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani father of the Islamic bomb and the mastermind behind a vast clandestine enterprise that has sold nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea, and Libya.

Khan's loose-knit organization was and still may be a nuclear Wal-Mart, selling weapons blueprints, parts, and the expertise to assemble the works into a do-it-yourself bomb kit. Amazingly, American authorities could have halted his operation, but they chose instead to watch and wait. Khan proved that the international safeguards the world relied on no longer worked.

Journalists Douglas Frantz and Catherine Collins tell this alarming tale of international intrigue through the eyes of the European and American officials who suspected Khan, tracked him, and ultimately shut him down, but only after the nuclear genie was long out of the bottle.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Colin Grove | 11/30/2011

    " An interesting book detailing how A.Q. Khan stole nuclear technology and spread it around the world. Topical right now as the book details how he spread it to countries like North Korea and Iran, and also has describes the complexity of the U.S. - Pakistan relationship. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Gursimran | 9/1/2011

    " A bit drab by the end of it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Anant | 9/10/2009

    " A Q Khan and the pakistan nuclear programmer and how they helped the iran jordan north korea to get the nuclear knowledge ...
    Nice piece of collection "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Natasha | 2/11/2009

    " well-researched and completely scary. excellent investigative reporting. Highly recommended, but warning: this is an intense, political read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Diane | 9/12/2008

    " This book tells the story of A.Q. Khan, his proliferation network, and Western attempts to stop him. The book is well-written and interesting, and I have found it to be the most interesting book on the subject to date. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mike | 2/12/2008

    " This book is an insite to the horse trading that our government does with our security. It also points out how easily government secrets can be aquired by anyone with the will and money to build a nuclear wepon can get it done. "

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