Pakistan's Nuclear Bomb 'We May Be Naive, But We Are Not Idiots'

He built Pakistan's nuclear bomb and is accused of having sold his knowledge to Libya and Iran. Since 2004, Abdul Qadeer Khan has been under a state of house arrest. In an e-mail interview, he now explains why he accepted sole blame for the accusations at the time and points a finger at the Pakistani army.
The father of the Pakistani nuclear bomb, Abdul Qadeer Khan: a 'conditional pardon'

The father of the Pakistani nuclear bomb, Abdul Qadeer Khan: a 'conditional pardon'

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Interview conducted by Susanne Koelbl