Pakistan offered Saddam N-package

As troops amassed on his border near the start of the Persian Gulf War, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein weighed the purchase of a $150 million nuclear “package” deal that included not only weapons designs but also production plants and foreign experts to supervise the building of a nuclear bomb, according to documents uncovered by a former UN weapons inspector.  The story is revealed in a new book by  David Albright, president of the Ploughshares-funded Institute for Science and International SecurityPeddling Peril: How the Secret Nuclear Trade Arms America's Enemies   appears in bookstores this week.

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