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Pakistan caught again in nuclear smuggling activity

Pakistan is not finished with its nuclear smuggling and illicit acquisition of missile technology.

The country that became a nuclear weapons and ballistic missile power through theft and subterfuge despite barely having any base in science and technology has once again been caught in the act with the indictment in the US of five Pakistanis associated with a Rawalpindi-based front company called “Business World” on charges of smuggling American technology for Pakistan’s nuclear and missile program.

According to the US Justice Department, the five men, based in Canada, Hong Kong, and United Kingdom, “operated an international procurement network of front companies that existed to acquire US-origin goods for the Advanced Engineering Research Organization (AERO) and the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC

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