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Khan Networks: Eyes Wide Shut

Vladimir Orlov

The book by Corera Gordon on the activities of the A.Q. Khan network is one of the bestsellers of journalistic investigation. “The Cold War is gone now. Some say, so are the dividing lines, and barriers on such issues as terrorism and nonproliferation have long been superseded by cooperation between the United States and Russia. Some say, and it even becomes commonplace, that the two countries will try to prevent any new cases of proliferation as it equally contradicts their core interests. Is it really true? Life is sure to offer new plot lines, and we will try them in practice,” writes Vladimir Orlov.

Khan Networks: Eyes Wide Shut


SECURITY INDEX №3 (85), 2008