Merchant of nukes: Pakistan dealt nuclear technology to outlaw nations 

Deals: Pakistani disgrace nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan,  allegedly leaked atomic weapons secrets to Iran, North Korea and Libya. - AP FILE PHOTO
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  • Deals: Pakistani disgrace nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan, allegedly leaked atomic weapons secrets to Iran, North Korea and Libya.

Deals: Pakistani disgrace nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan, allegedly leaked atomic weapons secrets to Iran, North Korea and Libya.
WHAT: The Pakistan government apparently sold or traded nuclear weapons technology for decades to dictator-ruled nations including China, Iran, North Korea and Libya, according to documents newly obtained by Fox News.

HOW: The frontman for the deals was confessed arms trafficker A.Q. Khan, the Pakistani nuclear scientist known as “the father of the Islamic bomb.” He allegedly left a letter behind to implicate the government if he was made the fall-guy.

WHAT HAPPENED: Pressured by the U.S. over evidence of smuggled nuclear shipments, Pakistan’s intelligence agency questioned Khan in 2004. He made a confession, was pardoned and has been under house arrest ever since.

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