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Thu Apr 26, 2012, 04:14 AM

Reagan era envoy found Pakistan 'lied' on nukes

Source: Agence France-Presse

Reagan era envoy found Pakistan 'lied' on nukes
By Shaun Tandon | AFP – 4 hrs ago.

US officials concluded in the 1980s that Pakistan was lying about its nuclear program but muted criticism due to Islamabad's support against the Soviets in Afghanistan, declassified documents showed.

The memos to be released Thursday reveal some of the behind-the-scenes drama between the United States and Pakistan during Ronald Reagan's presidency, foreshadowing current-day debates in the uneasy war partnership.

The documents included an account of a secret mission in June 1982 by a US envoy who confronted Pakistani military ruler Mohammed Zia ul-Haq with a letter from Reagan and said the United States had "incontrovertible" proof that Pakistan was seeking nuclear weapons.

The emissary, veteran US diplomat and translator Vernon Walters, said that Zia was "extraordinarily courteous, relaxed" and explained that he had no knowledge of nuclear weapons development but would check with his subordinates.


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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Apr 26, 2012, 05:56 AM

1. Exposes the hypocrisy....we ignored Pakistani nukes because they were an "ally"

But we rattle the saber incessantly against Iran.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Apr 26, 2012, 08:38 AM

2. Richard Barlow, BCCI and Dick Cheney somehow escape mention in America's press...

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Apr 26, 2012, 12:24 PM

3. Trusting Pakistani generals is downright stupidity. n/t

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Apr 26, 2012, 06:21 PM

4. Why bother Zia? All that Reagan had to do was ask G.H.W. Bush about it. He made the deal in '76

with Prince Turki al Faisal, associate head of the GID Saudi External Intelligence agency under Sheikh Kamal Adham. That deal, Codenamed, "Safari Club" swapped Saudi financing through BCCI for CIA covert operations recently barred by Congress for a US carte blanche to the Saudis to develop their own global military capabilities, including a proxy nuclear arms program run by AQ Khan and the Pakistani ISI, also financed through BCCI.

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