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A.Q. Khan: A Real-life Bond Villain Who Changed the Middle East Forever

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For Pakistan and millions of Pakistanis, he was understandably a national hero on a grand historical scale. But for the rest of the world, Abdul Qadeer Khan, who died Sunday in Islamabad, was a dangerous villain.

No other person contributed so much to the unsupervised and surreptitious proliferation of nuclear capabilities and weapons to potentially rogue states such as Libya, North Korea, Iran and others.

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