Abdul Qadeer Khan, Pakistani Scientist, Developer of the Pakistani Nuclear Bomb, Response to a report in the British Observer, Quoted by William Langewiesche in “The Wrath of Khan,” The Atlantic November 2005
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Abdul Qadeer Khan, NI, HI, FPAS, known as A. Q. Khan, is a Pakistani nuclear physicist and a metallurgical engineer, who founded the uranium enrichment program for Pakistan's atomic bomb project. AQ Khan founded and established the Kahuta Research Laboratories (KRL) in 1976, serving as both its senior scientist and Chairman until he retired in 2001. Khan was also a figure in other Pakistani national science projects, making research contributions to molecular morphology, the physics of martensite alloys, condensed matter physics, and materials physics.