nuclear proliferation

Indeed Pakistan is the great proliferator of our time    
-W. Langewiesche:  The Atomic Bazaar, chapter 3, Faraar, Straus & Giroux, NY, 2007, see http://books.google.com/books?id=5CFeYUXs8MMC&printsec=frontcover&dq=atomic+bazaar&hl=en&sa=X&ei=2UoFU53xEMOJogTVlIHABA&ved=0CDMQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=atomic%20bazaar&f=false
 
  Cooperation with the North Koreans dated back to 1992 when Pakistan, having acquired nuclear weapons, cast around for a missile design capable of carrying them.  Groups of Pakistani engineers and officials made several trips to North Korea to witness test flights of a promising medium-range missile called the Nodong.  They later struck a deal.  Over the decade North Korea provided Pakistan with missile prottypes, which were modified and produced at the Khan Research Laboratories, resulting in the successful Pakistani flight just before the tit-for-tat nuclear tests of India and Pakistan in 1998.  In return for the missiles Pakistan provided the North Koreans with centrifuge prototypes–the same old Urenco* design (that A. J. Khan had long before gotten in person out of the Netherlands and later took to Iran and other places)–and gave them uranium enrichment and procurement advice.  This was particularly important because North Korea had been
pressured into suspending its plutonium-extraction programs      -ibid., pp. 163-4
*Urenco–a consortium founded in 1970 by Holland, Germany and Britain for nuclear-power energy; they had ultracentrifuges.
 
  Hibbs wrote it up, and in January 2003 his editor put it on page one of NuclearFuel, under the drab Platts-stye headline “Pakistan Believed to Be Design Data Source for Centrifuges to Be Built by Iran.”      
-ibid., p. 162
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2-19-14  
JERUSALEM — Iran is said to have developed an advanced gas centrifuge for uranium enrichment.
Israel’s intelligence community has determined that Iran was using its nuclear agreement with P5+1 to continue research and development of highly-capable centrifuges.
Officials said the centrifuges were designed to rapidly produce weapons-grade enriched uranium.
“Now they’re developing, as we speak, they’re developing centrifuges that are supposed to be 15 times more effective and more efficient than the centrifuges that they have today,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.   http://www.worldtribune.com/2014/02/19/israeli-intel-iran-can-use-new-centrifuge-to-leap-frog-enrichment-capability/
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The U.S. has accepted the continuation of Iran’s nuclear enrichment program, an Iranian official said Sunday, a claim the Islamic regime’s media have also reported recently, citing comments by U.S. delegates to their Iranian counterparts at the Geneva 5+1 negotiations.
“The Islamic regime will never abide by the politics of America or any other country and has paid the price (through sanctions) to stick with its own policies,” Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the foreign policy and national security committee of the Iranian parliament, said in a meeting with Brazilian Senator Valdir Raupp, according to the regime’s media outlet ISNA.

http://dailycaller.com/2014/02/17/iran-official-us-has-accepted-countrys-nuclear-enrichment/#ixzz2tohwcg66
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