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Andrew Cockburn is a journalist and the author of several books. Raised in Ireland, Cockburn has been covering defense and national security affairs since the height of the last Cold War, and has published… Read more

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Andrew Cockburn on the Islamic Bomb
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A quartet of new books provides an inside look at Pakistan's nuclear smuggling network and how it flourished. A sordid tale of how the United States simultaneously acted as an enabler for the construction of the "Islamic Bomb" and coddled the Islamists who might one day control it.

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Andrew Cockburn is a journalist and the author of several books. Raised in Ireland, Cockburn has been covering defense and national security affairs since the height of the last Cold War, and has published numerous books on the​se​ topic​s​. In the Reagan era, he uncovered the hollowness of the so-called Soviet threat and finds that today’s threat-inflators have equally little regard for the truth. He is currently Washington editor of Harper’s Magazine. His most recent book is "Kill Chain: The Rise of the High-Tech Assassins​" (Holt, 2015).​

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