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Letter: Mystery of Khan's letter

  /   Sat, October 10 2009   /  01:25 pm

Indian media is agog with the revelations made by Simon Henderson (based on A Q Khan's letters to his Dutch-born wife Henny), which appeared in the Sept. 20, edition of The Sunday Times. (http://tinyurl.com/mm3ll6). However, the coverage of this event by major media is very low key! It is unbelievable that the Dutch Intelligence Service (AIVD), which reportedly opened Khan's letter in possession of his niece, read its contents and still didn't pass it on to US Intelligence Services! They must have! If so, did the US Government deliberately keep it under the wraps until now? One also wonders why a letter dated December 2003, outlining Pakistan's active participation in the proliferation of nuclear weapons technology with China, Iran, North Korea and Libya, which AIVD confiscated in 2004 and Henderson acquired in December 2007, is being published in 2009, when Benazir Bhutto...