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

Abdul Qadeer Khan, father of Pakistan’s nuclear bomb, changed the proliferation landscape and tarnished his country's image. In the Middle East, his legacy will live on as more regimes try to acquire nuclear weapons

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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.

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