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  • Former PPG Manager Charged with Illegal Export To Pakistan Reactor

    07/09/2011 11:13:25 AM PDT · by gandalftb · 6 replies
    U.S. Department of Justice ^ | Friday, July 8, 2011 | Ronald C. Machen Jr.
    Xun Wang, a former Managing Director of PPG Paints Trading, has been indicted on a charge of conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and the Export Administration Regulations.She is accused of exporting and reexporting high-performance epoxy coatings to the Chashma 2 Nuclear Power Plant in Pakistan.She is a Chinese national and lawful permanent resident of the United States.In 2006, PPG sought an export license for the shipments of coatings to Chashma II. The Department of Commerce denied that license application. Following that denial, Wang and her co-conspirators agreed upon a scheme to export and reexport the high-performance...
  • 'IAEA admitted Israel was right Iran tried to build bomb'

    12/17/2015 4:19:34 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/12/15 | Raphael Poch
    On Monday, as it announced it would be wrapping up its investigation into Iran's pursuit of nuclear weapons, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors in Vienna received a report from the IAEA Director General bringing evidence that Iran had indeed been working towards building a nuclear explosive device up until 2009. “This was one of the most important days in the nuclear Iran affair, and the IAEA board of governors did nothing” said a distraught Dr. Ephraim Asculai. The IAEA board of governors is a body made up of representatives from 35 members states of the 167...
  • Iraqi Ayatollah America's Annihilation and the Muslim Conquest of the World

    05/21/2006 9:38:14 AM PDT · by SJackson · 35 replies · 831+ views
    MEMRI ^ | 5-21-06
    Iraqi Ayatollah Ahmad Al-Baghdadi Talks of America's Annihilation and the Muslim Conquest of the World; Declares Support for Nuclear Bombs for Muslim and Arab Countries The following are excerpts from speeches and interviews with Iraqi Ayatollah Ahmad Husseini Al-Baghdadi, which aired on Al-Jazeera TV on May 5, 2006, on Syrian TV on May 3, 2006, and on ANB TV on April 14, 2006.TO VIEW THIS CLIP: "The Mujahid Iraqi People... Has Shattered the American Plan, Not Only in the Region, but Throughout the World"Ayatollah Ahmad Husseini Al-Baghdadi: "Jihad in Islam, from the perspective of Islamic jurisprudence, is of two...
  • Al-Aqsa Mosque Tells Pakistan: Nuke The West

    03/17/2015 6:46:08 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 31 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | March 16,, 2015 | Jeff Dunetz |
    Oh army of Pakistan, you are a nuclear army. Why do some generals, who have the ability to change history with one swift blow, refrain from doing so? They have nuclear weapons. Muslim clerics inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque atop the Temple Mount in Jerusalem are not simply teaching hatred against the Jews or Israel. Many of their attacks are directed against the entire Western World. The clip above, published and translated by MEMRI, features parts of two speeches given by Sheik Muhammad Abed, also known as Abu Abdallah, which means father of Allah's slave, an alias used by several Islamist...
  • Kerry says Congress cannot modify any Iran-U.S. nuclear agreement

    03/11/2015 9:47:21 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 65 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 3/11 | Reuters
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday lawmakers cannot modify any nuclear agreement struck between the United States and Iran despite threats by Republican senators that they can. In congressional testimony, Kerry said he responded with "utter disbelief" at an open letter signed by 47 Republican senators that threatened to undo any nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and Washington.
  • Hundreds of French troops drive back Mali rebels

    01/12/2013 10:43:25 AM PST · by JerseyanExile · 49 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 12, 2013 | Rukmini Callimachi
    <p>The battle to retake Mali's north from the al-Qaida-linked groups controlling it began in earnest Saturday, after hundreds of French forces deployed to the country and began aerial bombardments to drive back the Islamic extremists from a town seized earlier this week.</p>
  • Thanks" Obama for endangering the world with TWO Nuclear Islamic bombs: Pakistan and Iran

    02/17/2012 3:10:31 PM PST · by Milagros · 13 replies
    "Thanks" Obama for endangering the world with TWO Nuclear bombs: Pakistan and Iran Today's photo-up of the three: Pakistani leader, Afghani leader and Iran's Ahmadinejad tells a lot. Obama has managed to spoil all the good relationship Bush has forged with Karzai. Naturally, Pakistan's nuclear bomb is more endangered as it turns more towards radical-Islamism. Pakistan's president vows to continue with Iran pipeline deal despite US sanctions warnings Washington Post Pakistan's president vows to continue with Iran pipeline deal despite US sanctions warnings
  • Five Russian scientists who helped Iran with nuclear secrets killed in plane crash

    06/23/2011 6:07:36 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 33 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 23rd June 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Five Russian scientists who died in a plane crash on Tuesday had been helping Iran with nuclear secrets, it has been revealed. They were among 45 killed when the plane's lights failed in heavy fog and careered into a motorway before bursting into flames - leading conspiracy theorists to believe it was a deliberate plot to kill the nuclear experts. Russian security sources confirmed that the dead scientists worked at the controversial Bushehr nuclear plant on the Iranian Persian Gulf.
  • Wikileaks: Kouchner warns 'prepare for war' with Iran

    12/09/2010 9:03:25 AM PST · by FromLori · 3 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 12/9/2010 | JP Post Staff
    Sarkozy, then-French FM say the choice is "between an Iranian bomb and a bombing of Iran;" France pressed EU to impose sanctions. French then-foreign minister Bernard Kouchner warned that there could be a war against Iran, according to a US diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks this week. The cable, dated September 18, 2007, explains that "three weeks after [French President Nicolas] Sarkozy publicly warned about the 'catastrophic choice between an Iranian bomb and a bombing of Iran'...Kouchner publicly observed that given Iran's behavior 'we must prepare for the worst, in other words, war,' and called for EU sanctions against Teheran."
  • Bombs Away in Three Days: It's time to strike Iran's nuclear program

    08/17/2010 4:15:19 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 59 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 18, 2010 | Editorial
    Israel's long-anticipated attack on Iran's nuclear program may come as soon as Friday. Yesterday, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton said Israel had eight days to strike Iran's nuclear facility at Bushehr before it would become operational. He revised the timeline to three days after word came that nuclear fuel would begin loading on Friday. We're now down to two days and counting.... It's doubtful America will take action. The State Department's response to the latest IAEA report on Iranian enrichment violations merely said, "We are hopeful that Iran will express a willingness to come to the...
  • Nuclear Equipment Missing From Iranian Lab, IAEA Report Says [Obama On Vacation]

    05/31/2010 6:42:01 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 10 replies · 629+ views
    LATimes ^ | May 31, 2010 | Borzou Daragahi and Julia Damianova
    Nuclear Equipment Missing From Iranian Lab, IAEA Report Says An apparatus that could be used to extract plutonium for an atomic bomb is gone, the United Nations watchdog agency says. By Borzou Daragahi and Julia Damianova May 31, 2010 Reporting from New York and Vienna International arms control inspectors say sensitive equipment that could be used to extract plutonium for an atomic bomb has gone missing from a Tehran laboratory months after the apparatus was disclosed to a United Nations watchdog agency, according to an official report released Monday. The report is expected to feed suspicions in the West...
  • United against Nuclear Iran - Website

    09/29/2008 2:56:54 AM PDT · by Righting · 194+ views
    United against Nuclear Iran
  • Islamic Bomb (Site)

    09/04/2008 2:26:52 PM PDT · by Righting · 2 replies · 123+ views
    Islamic Bomb Islamic Bomb Observing the Islamic Nuclear Threat. Iran...
  • IAEA: Iran may be withholding info in nuke probe ["may", another PC word?]

    05/26/2008 9:13:34 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 4 replies · 61+ views
    YahooNews ^ | May 26, 2008
    IAEA: Iran may be withholding info in nuke probe By GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press Writer Mon May 26, 8:24 PM ET VIENNA, Austria - Iran may be withholding information needed to establish whether it tried to make nuclear arms, the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday in an unusually strongly worded report. The tone of the language suggesting Tehran continues to stonewall the U.N. nuclear monitor revealed a glimpse of the frustration felt by agency investigators stymied in their attempts to gain full answers to suspicious aspects of Iran's past nuclear activities.
  • Carter Urges US to Resume Ties with Iran

    05/26/2008 9:18:47 AM PDT · by mak5 · 148 replies · 331+ views
    FARS News Agency ^ | 5/26/2008 | FARS News Agency
    Former US President Jimmy Carter urged Washington to establish friendly ties with Tehran, reiterating the need for his country to resume trade relations with Iran, which he described as a "rational" nation. Speaking at the Hay Festival yesterday, Carter also suggested the US should provide nuclear power technology and fuel to Iran as a show of goodwill. "What happens if, in three years' time, Iran has a nuclear weapon," Carter asked. "I'm not sure that is going to happen, but if it does, what do we do? They are rational people like all of us in this room. Do they...
  • Pakistan Nuclear Security Questioned: Lack of Knowledge About Arsenal May Limit U.S. Options

    11/12/2007 1:40:17 PM PST · by mojito · 4 replies · 106+ views
    WaPo ^ | 11/11/2007 | Joby Warrick
    When the United States learned in 2001 that Pakistani scientists had shared nuclear secrets with members of al-Qaeda, an alarmed Bush administration responded with tens of millions of dollars worth of equipment such as intrusion detectors and ID systems to safeguard Pakistan's nuclear weapons. But Pakistan remained suspicious of U.S. aims and declined to give U.S. experts direct access to the half-dozen or so bunkers where the components of its arsenal of about 50 nuclear weapons are stored. For the officials in Washington now monitoring Pakistan's deepening political crisis, the experience offered both reassurance and grounds for concern. Protection for...
  • Islamic deja vu (Dems repeat their Vietnam betrayal in Iraq/Iran)

    05/25/2007 10:35:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 62 replies · 1,266+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | May 23, 2007 | Arnaud de Borchgrave
    Muslim peoples excel at expelling imperial powers by terror and guerrilla war. So wrote Patrick J. Buchanan six months before Operation Iraqi Freedom. "They drove the Brits out of Palestine and Aden, the French out of Algeria, the Russians out of Afghanistan, the Americans out of Somalia and Beirut, the Israelis out of Lebanon," he reminded us. Lacking institutional memory, Congress is blissfully unaware the history now being written on Capitol Hill will add yet another chapter -- "they also drove the Americans out of Iraq." And the scenario is eerily reminiscent of how Congress ensured a U.S. defeat in...
  • How can we prevent Iran from attacking Israel with a nuclear bomb? (Hint: Appeasement - no answer)

    03/01/2007 11:32:29 PM PST · by PRePublic · 7 replies · 450+ views
    FLAME (via e- mail) ^ | March, 01, 07
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  • 3 Arab states in gulf say would allow Israel to enter airspace to attack Iran

    02/25/2007 12:43:56 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 23 replies · 1,316+ views (Excerpt) ^ | February 25, 2007
    10:29 3 Arab states in gulf say would allow Israel to enter airspace to attack Iran (Haaretz)
  • Israel seeks all clear for Iran air strike

    02/24/2007 12:59:47 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 203 replies · 9,347+ views (excerpt) ^ | February 24, 2007 | Con Coughlin
    Excerpt - Israel is negotiating with the United States for permission to fly over Iraq as part of a plan to attack Iran's nuclear facilities, The Daily Telegraph can reveal. To conduct surgical air strikes against Iran's nuclear programme, Israeli war planes would need to fly across Iraq. But to do so the Israeli military authorities in Tel Aviv need permission from the Pentagon. A senior Israeli defence official said negotiations were now underway between the two countries for the US-led coalition in Iraq to provide an "air corridor" in the event of the Israeli government deciding on unilateral military...

    02/11/2007 10:21:43 AM PST · by PRePublic · 213+ views
    AKI ^ | Feb-09-07
    INDONESIA: MUSLIM GROUP ENDORSES IRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAMME Abdul Khalik, 9 Feb. (AKI/Jakarta Post) - Indonesia's second largest Muslim organisation, Muhammadiyah, has expressed its support for Iran's nuclear programme, urging Jakarta to reject any UN Security Council resolution that would undermine the right of the Iranian people to nuclear energy. "We fully support the Iranian nuclear programme, and we hope it will be able to continue to resist pressure from the US," Muhammadiyah chairman Din Syamsudin told reporters Thursday after meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Indonesia Behruz Kamalvandi at the Muhammadiyah office in Jakarta. He said he had conveyed Muhammadiyah's...
  • Defiant Iran 'takes another step in nuclear ambitions'

    10/27/2006 3:10:08 PM PDT · by MadIvan · 19 replies · 532+ views
    The Times ^ | October 27, 2006 | Devika Bhat
    A defiant Iran today reportedly took a further step towards the fulfilment of its nuclear ambitions and doubled its capacity to enrich uranium.In a move likely to exacerbate fears that the nation is intending to make atomic weapons Tehran has activated a second network of centrifuges thereby increasing two-fold its ability to enrich uranium, according to the Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA). The reported move comes as a strong message to the UN Security Council as it works on a draft resolution that would impose limited sanctions on the Islamic republic because of its refusal to meet a deadline in...
  • Father of Pakistani A-Bomb Has Cancer

    08/22/2006 7:49:00 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 30 replies · 510+ views
    ABC News ^ | Aug 22, 2006 | MATTHEW PENNINGTON
    Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who developed the Muslim world's first nuclear bomb and later confessed to leaking weapons technology to Iran, North Korea and Libya, is battling prostate cancer, the government said Tuesday. The announcement could lead to renewed calls for Pakistan to let the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency question the 70-year-old scientist over his international black market dealings a request that Pakistan's government reiterated it would refuse. Khan was diagnosed with cancer earlier this month following a routine examination, according to a Ministry of Information statement that gave no details about his condition. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Tasnim...
  • My Enemy's Enemy by George Crile

    09/22/2005 10:04:49 AM PDT · by Calpernia · 25 replies · 2,407+ views
    My Enemy's Enemy: The Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History -- the Arming of the Mujahideen by the CIA In the early summer of 1980, Texas Congressman Charlie Wilson walked off the floor of the House of Representatives into the Speaker's Lobby, a rich, wood- paneled room that stretches along the full length of the House floor. A Teletype at one end spewed out stories from AP, UPI and Reuters. Wilson was a news junkie, and he reached down and began reading a story datelined from Kabul. The article described hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing Afghanistan as...
  • Iran, Plutonium and Assessing the Threat (Iran and Plutonium Old ...but think about it)

    05/08/2006 2:56:59 AM PDT · by Traianus · 1 replies · 263+ views
    Analysis Threatswatch ^ | March 9, 2006 | Steve Schippert
    ThreatsWatch Home About TW NewsBriefs Main Archives Categories RSS RapidRecon Main Archives RSS InBrief Main Archives RSS PrincipalAnalysis Main Archives RSS Commentary Main Archives RSS MultiMedia :Issues in Depth: Iran, Plutonium and Assessing the Threat What Is Not Known Is More Troubling Than What Is Known By Steve Schippert With all of the discussion surrounding Irans largely clandestine nuclear program concerning the enrichment of uranium, it is prudent to consider plutonium, which the Iranians have already produced quantities of by their own admission. A developing system of nuclear power plants, as Iran insists its goals are, has no use...
  • CIA asked Dutch govt not to act against A Q Khan

    09/09/2005 3:10:23 AM PDT · by Arjun · 20 replies · 634+ views
    Rediff India Abroad ^ | September 9, 2005
    CIA asked Dutch govt not to act against A Q Khan September 09, 2005 11:40 IST Last Updated: September 09, 2005 11:51 IST Former Dutch Premier Ruud Lubbers has said that the Netherlands government, in 1975 and in 1986, had refrained from acting against disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadir Khan following requests from the United States Central Intelligence Agency, media reports said. A Q Khan transferred centrifuges to N Korea Dutch newspapers, Telegraaf, NRC Handelsblad, and Radio ARGOS quoted Lubbers as saying that BVD, the Dutch intelligence agency, had also asked the ministry of economic affairs in 1975, then...
  • Washington Gives Way on Irans Nuclear Bomb, Therefore Backs ElBaradeis Reappointment

    07/03/2005 10:49:29 PM PDT · by strategofr · 27 replies · 642+ views
    DEBKAfile ^ | June 13, 2005, 11:25 PM (GMT+02:00)
    The Bush administration has given up on the battle against Irans nuclear armament. This is the meaning of Washingtons decision to back the UN nuclear watchdog IAEAs board vote Monday, June 13, to reappoint Mohamed ElBaradei as agency director for a fifth term. Israel thus finds itself alone in the ring with the Iranian nuclear menace. Nothing now remains to stop Tehran attaining its goal of a nuclear bomb or bombs by the end of 2006 or early 2007 - except for the extreme eventuality of direct Israeli military action against Irans nuclear facilities. The question is what brought about...
  • A High-Risk Nuclear Stakeout(Pakistani nuke transfers to Libya)

    02/27/2005 8:22:55 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies · 802+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 27/2/05 | Douglas Frantz
    A High-Risk Nuclear Stakeout The U.S. took too long to act, some experts say, letting a Pakistani scientist sell illicit technology well after it knew of his operation. By Douglas Frantz, Times Staff Writer WASHINGTON Nuclear warhead plans that Pakistani scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan sold to Libya were more complete and detailed than previously disclosed, raising new concerns about the cost of Washington's watch-and-wait policy before Khan and his global black market were shut down last year. Two Western nuclear weapons specialists who have examined the top-secret designs say the hundreds of pages of engineering drawings and handwritten notes...
  • Diplomats: US lobbying to oust ElBaradei from IAEA

    02/09/2005 3:09:24 PM PST · by anotherview · 4 replies · 360+ views
    AP/The Jerusalem Post ^ | 9 February 2005 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Feb. 9, 2005 21:27 | Updated Feb. 9, 2005 21:46 Diplomats: US lobbying to oust ElBaradei from IAEA By ASSOCIATED PRESS The United States is lobbying allies in a bid to oust the head of the UN nuclear watchdog agency, perhaps as early as the end of the month, diplomats and officials said Wednesday. The diplomats and officials from Western governments also told The Associated Press that anticipating that present European diplomatic efforts will fail Washington plans to ratchet up the pressure on Iran over its nuclear program when the International Atomic Energy Agency meets Feb. 28. Washington,...
  • Dagan: Egypt, Syria have nuclear programs, as well as Iran

    01/24/2005 11:07:45 AM PST · by anotherview · 27 replies · 1,126+ views
    Ha'aretz ^ | 24 January 2005 | Gideon Alon and Haaretz Service
    Last Update: 24/01/2005 19:25 Dagan: Egypt, Syria have nuclear programs, as well as Iran By Gideon Alon, Haaretz Correspondent and Haaretz Service The head of the Mossad intelligence service, Meir Dagan, warned Monday that there are signs that several Middle East states other than Iran - including Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Syria - are at varying stages of development of nuclear programs. Dagan, reviewing the security situation for the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, also warned that the atomic threat posed by Iran will soon reach the point of no return in a nuclear arms race. The Mossad chief...
  • Iran: Saudi Arabia has nuclear weapons

    11/28/2004 11:33:10 PM PST · by Traianus · 91 replies · 5,605+ views
    THE WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | 11/29/2004 | Washington Times, UPI
    Iran: Saudi Arabia has nuclear weapons Teheran, Iran, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Iranian sources said the country has discovered Saudi Arabia has access to nuclear weapons and technology, the Middle East Newsline reported Sunday. The sources said Saudi Arabia and Pakistan signed an agreement in 2003 that stated Pakistan would assist the Arab kingdom in the deployment of nuclear weapons and missile delivery systems. Teheran University Professor Abu Mohammad Asgarkhani said in an address that Iran required a nuclear weapon following Pakistan and Saudi Arabia's acquisition of atomic weapons.
  • CIA chief debriefs Dr Khan?

    02/26/2004 11:54:29 AM PST · by Cap Huff · 11 replies · 302+ views
    The Nation ^ | 26 February 2004 | Absar Alam
    ISLAMABADA top US intelligence official interrogated Dr A. Q. Khan during his recent visit to Islamabad early this month to verify the authenticity of the information supplied by Pakistan to the US on nuclear proliferation, reliable sources told The Nation Tuesday. The US embassy neither denied nor confirmed the information, but Pakistani officials dismissed it summarily. George Tenet, the CIA chief, had a debriefing session with Dr Khan on February 12 in Islamabad, sources said. The debriefing session was arranged following Bush administrations assertion to have a direct contact with Dr Khan. Within 48 hours after the debriefing session Dr...
  • Khan made trips to Niger, Sudan

    02/23/2004 8:27:58 PM PST · by piasa · 14 replies · 1,072+ views
    The Times of India ^ | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2004 | CHIDANAND RAJGHATTA
    WASHINGTON: The famous African explorer Dr David Livingstone might have been impressed, even if the agenda was suspect. Pakistans disgraced nuclear proliferator-hero Abdul Qadeer Khan traversed the breadth of Africa in his hey day as a nuclear salesman , going to as romantic a getaway as Casablanca in Morocco and as remote an outpost as Timbuktu in Mali. US officials might dearly like to get hold of Khans travel agent, or simply his itinerary, since he seems to have pretty much charted his own course during his profligate proliferating days. According to accounts now surfacing in the Pakistani media,...
  • Khan's visit to Timbuktu was to prospect for uranium - dissident

    02/23/2004 6:56:39 PM PST · by piasa · 16 replies · 1,816+ views
    Gulf News ^ | February 19, 2004 | Shyam Bhatia
    A London accountant has described how Pakistan's disgraced nuclear hero Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan visited the West African state of Mali on three occasions between 1998 and 2000. Abdul Ma'bood Siddiqui accompanied A.Q. Khan on three mystery trips between 1998 and 2000. Their final destination was Timbuktu, a remote outpost in the desert that has always been a magnet for explorers and adventurers from around the world. The mystery behind the visits has deepened following recent revelations that Khan is also the owner of a small hotel in the town that he has named after Hendrina, his Dutch-born wife and...
  • Bin Laden met nuke scientists -- 'Nuclear bazaar' story out of Pakistan gets more bizarre

    02/08/2004 9:48:09 AM PST · by DoctorZIn · 100 replies · 3,011+ views
    Worldnetdaily ^ | 2.8.2004 | Joseph Farah
    WASHINGTON As the Pakistani nuclear proliferation story widens, U.S. intelligence officials say top atomic scientists from that country met with Osama bin Laden and Mullah Omar in Afghanistan. Two former senior Pakistani nuclear scientists who were based in the Afghan town of Kandahar met Mullah Omar and Osama bin Laden several times before the fall of the Taliban. They were later detained and questioned on their return to Pakistan. Last week, after it became clear that Pakistan was the center of what has become known internationally as the "nuclear bazaar," President Pervez Musharraf agreed to pardon nuclear scientist Abdul...
  • Indonesia makes plans to build nuclear plant

    01/29/2004 1:59:40 AM PST · by risk · 2 replies · 151+ views
    Southeast Asia Indonesia makes plans to build nuclear plant JAKARTA - The Indonesian government plans to build its first nuclear power plant in 2016, with a capacity of 600 megawatts, to meet a growing demand for power, an official said. Electricity and energy utilization director general Yogo Pratomo said that based on a study by the Batan Atomic Research Center, the project is highly feasible. Yogo said the plan is being discussed between government agencies but the people and the environment need to be prepared to accept the project as a profitable one. Indonesia has been long ready with human...
  • Arrest of second Pak n-expert exposes jehadi bomb trail

    10/25/2001 8:10:10 PM PDT · by kattracks · 62 replies · 650+ views | 10/25/01 | HTC and Agencies
    (Islamabad/Moscow, October 25) There is now a nuclear dimension to the Afghan war. A second retired Pakistani atomic scientist was picked up by Islamabad on Tuesday night on the suspicion that he was developing a nuclear device for Osama bin Laden and the Taliban. The arrests followed tip-offs by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation to the Pakistani authorities. Sultan Bashiruddin Mehmood and Abdul Majeed, both scientists who had retired from the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), were picked up after the FBI provided evidence of their links to jehadi outfits. The Pakistan Interior Minister, Moinuddin Haidar, said on ...
  • Father of Pakistan's nuclear program confined to capital during probe into weapons technology leaks

    01/24/2004 1:39:17 PM PST · by Valin · 4 replies · 188+ views
    SF Gate / AP ^ | 1/24/04 | MATTHEW PENNINGTON
    <p>The father of Pakistan's nuclear program, considered a national hero for giving the Islamic world its first atomic bomb, has been confined to the capital as investigators probe whether scientists leaked weapons technology, an acquaintance said Saturday.</p> <p>Abdul Qadeer Khan has been questioned "many times" in recent weeks, said Zahid Malik, author of the book "Islamic Bomb" on Pakistan's nuclear program.</p>
  • US should realise Pak source of terrorism: Advani

    02/16/2003 10:56:04 AM PST · by Brian_Baldwin · 6 replies · 189+ views
    Hindustan Times ^ | New Delhi, February 16 | Press Trust of India
    US should realise Pak source of terrorism: Advani Press Trust of India New Delhi, February 16 Accusing ISI of Pakistan as a source of terrorism, Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani today suggested that the sooner the United States realised this, better it would be for that country. Flagging off a 'Sadbhavana Rath Yatra' here, Advani said that the entire world, especially the democratic countries, had realised that Al Qaeda and Taliban were dangerous and they were the source of terrorism. These countries were now "alert", he said and remarked "but Washington does not have the same feeling about Inter-services...
  • The Jounalist and the Terrorist (Daniel Pearl and Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh)

    09/02/2002 1:18:15 PM PDT · by tictoc · 9 replies · 1,257+ views
    Vanity Fair ^ | August 2002 | Robert Sam Anson
    The reporter who comes to Karachi, Pakistan is given certain cautions. Do not take a taxi from the airport; arrange for the hotel to send a car and confirm the driver's identity before getting in. Do not stay in a room that faces the street. Do not interview sources over the phone. Do not discuss subjects such as Islam or the Pakistani nuclear program in the presence of hotel staff. Do not leave notes or tape recordings in your room. Do not discard work papers in the waste basket; flush them down the toilet. Do not use public transportation or...