June 21, 2005
Part 3: The Guru
Listen to what Humayun Khan says about
his involvement in the nuclear smuggling case. Khan, who's
been indicted by the U.S. government and is still at large,
spoke by phone from Islamabad with reporter Mark Schapiro.
Read excerpts from the smoking-gun emails between Asher Karni, a businessman originally from Israel and Humayun Khan, his contact in Pakistan.
April 21, 2005
Part 2: The Double Life Of Asher Karni
Watch the video report from South Africa to find out how Asher Karni, a respected Israeli businessman in Cape Town, became the middleman in a nuclear smuggling operation.
Part 1: The Middleman
Read Mark Schapiro's original report on the Asher Karni
case, coproduced by Mother Jones magazine,
the Center for Investigative Reporting and FRONTLINE/World.
APRIL 21, 2005
Continuing our investigation of nuclear proliferation, FRONTLINE/World
reporter Mark Schapiro and producer Cassandra Herrman travel
to South Africa to find out how Asher Karni, an Israeli businessman
respected in his Orthodox community in Cape Town, became the
middleman in a black market operation to supply nuclear technology
to Pakistan. Karni pleaded guilty to violating U.S. export
laws and is in jail awaiting sentencing.
The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted Pakistani businessman
Humayun Khan in the case. If extradicted, he could face up to
35 years in prison. Read
the full indictment. (PDF)
Read a transcript of this
Producer and Camera
"The Double Life of Asher Karni" is a co-production of FRONTLINE/World and the Center for Investigative Reporting in association with Mother Jones magazine.
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