June 17, 2008

Did Pakistan Test a North Korean Bomb?

Jeffery looks into the issue of during the 1998 Pakistani nuclear tests, was at least one of the devices use North Korean supplied plutonium. A good read and insight. Maybe there will be some answers in the NK's disclosures? [via Armscontrolwonk.com]

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May 31, 2008

Pakistani Bomb Scientist Breaks Silence

Dr. A.Q. Khan Gives His First Interview to an American Journalist Since Being Placed Under House Arrest in 2004.

The Pakistani scientist blamed for running a rogue network that sold nuclear secrets to North Korea, Iran and Libya has recanted his confession, telling ABC News the Pakistani government and President Perez Musharraf forced him to be a "scapegoat" for the "national interest."

The story can be read here.

I would recommend that you read Shopping for Bombs: Nuclear Proliferation, Global Insecurity, and the Rise and Fall of the A.Q. Khan Network by Gordon Corera , to get a much more in depth analysis of what Dr. A.Q. Khan's role in the black market nuclear proliferation.

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May 15, 2008

Reflections on Pokhran II

Over at Verification, there is a series of posts commemorating the tenth anniversary of India and Pakistan's test series. Well worth checking out.

Here is a link to our Special Report on the events.

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March 22, 2007

Pakistan Test Fires Nuke-Capable Missile

Pakistan on Thursday successfully test-fired a nuclear-capable cruise missile with the capability to avoid radar detection, the military said.

The missile, named Babur or Hatf VII, has a range of 434 miles and is capable of carrying various types of warheads, including nuclear, the military-run Inter-Services Public Relations Directorate said. [via Defense Tech]

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