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Praise for DECEPTION:
“An un-putdownable and explosive account of our most recent times that reveals how while our leaders in the West claimed to be securing our future they were ultimately responsible for one of the greatest deceptions of the age.” - Simon Reeve, author of the New York Times best-seller The New Jackals – Ramzi Yousef, Osama bin Laden and the Future of Terrorism.
This book details the failures of both Pakistan and the U.S. in this regard.
I believe this book has some semblence of honesty and a fair bit of it could be propaganda but assuming this book is truthful in its assessment - what a tale it is !
Rather ironically, the U.S. Intelligence Community actually produced excellent intelligence on both Khan's program and the international trade in nuclear technology.
Policy makers and those whose responsibilities include this region would do very well to have read this important book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Kavanaugh
Nice piece of investigative journalism but at times gets lengthy and off the topic. But at the end of the day this is a serious work.Published 10 months ago by Buyer
This book examines the development of nuclear weapons in Pakistan and many of the issues related to it. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Newton Ooi
This is one in a long line of excellent British investigative journalism books that documents Pakistan's twisting path toward nuclear statehood, mostly with a blind eye and... Read morePublished 23 months ago by vfrickey
I confess, I stopped reading this book halfway and only skimmed the rest.
The problem I faced is that it read like a massive newspaper article, full of information on... Read more
This book is must read for anyone who is remotely interested in the modern history of Middle East Asia, focusing on Pakistan. Read morePublished on December 18, 2010 by Psychoanalyst
Deception reads like a cold war era thriller...every government from Carter until the second Bush White House is targeted for their failure to prevent Pakistan from acquiring... Read morePublished on September 13, 2010 by Michael Griswold
This is a book that can't help but make the reader a little more cynical when they look at the U.S. government and a foreign policy that continually sacrifices the long term needs... Read morePublished on October 28, 2009 by Matthew Smith