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White House Silent on Pakistani Pardon

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White House Silent on Pakistani Pardon

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White House Silent on Pakistani Pardon

White House Silent on Pakistani Pardon

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The Bush administration refuses to criticize Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's decision to pardon Abdul Qadeer Khan, the Pakistani scientist who has admitted to passing nuclear secrets to Libya, Iran and North Korea. White House officials say they welcome the steps Pakistan is taking to stop the international trade in nuclear technology. Hear NPR's Vicky O'Hara.

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