News FocusPROFILE: HUSSAIN AL-SHAHRISTANI

The Very Model of a Modern Iraqi Dissident

Science  22 Nov 2002:
Vol. 298, Issue 5598, pp. 1543-1544
DOI: 10.1126/science.298.5598.1543

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LONDON-- Once Iraq's chief nuclear chemist, Hussain Al-Shahristani endured torture and 10 years of solitary confinement after refusing to work on the bomb. He now keeps close tabs on his former boss from London. Shahristani is also precisely the sort of individual whom United Nations weapons inspectors hope to contact now that they are back in Baghdad.

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