People Discussed in the Iraqi Cases
Dr. Adel Ali Ridha-A senior Iraqi scientist in charge of materials and analysis for Iraq's centrifuge program.
Mr. Albrecht-The director of the Swiss company Alwo.
Jessie Beams-A University of Virginia professor who designed the "Beams-type" centrifuge.
Walter Busse-A leading German expert in forming specialty steel rotors and other components of gas centrifuges.
Karl Otto Brauer-A German ballistic missile expert who had worked on V-2 rockets in Germany during World War II, and on U.S. ballistic missile programs and the Apollo space program.
Gerald Bull-A supergun expert who headed the Space Research Corporation (SRC).
Mr. Chow-A Chinese-American who arranged Iraqi visits to China regarding gas centrifuge technology.
Christopher Drogoul-Manager of the Atlanta office of Banca Nationale de Lavoro, who was indicted for illegal business with Iraq.
Fadel Jawad Khadhum-An Iraqi member of the board of the Technology and Development Group, Ltd.
Mark Gutteridge-A Matrix Churchill employee, who served as a British intelligence source.
Safa al Habobi-The head of Nassr General Establishment, who became chairman of TMG Engineering and Matrix Churchill Ltd.
K. Hamdi-A leader of Iraq's EMIS program.
Khidhir Hamza-Hamza was a senior nuclear official who held many positions of responsibility in the Iraqi civil and military nuclear program. For about six months in 1987, he headed the weaponization program and reported directly to Hussein Kamel. His resume can be found here.
Paul Henderson-Managing director of Matrix Churchill Ltd.
Dietrich Hinze-A co-owner of H+H Metalform.
Peter Huetten-A co-owner of H+H Metalform.
Jaffar Dhia Jaffar-Scientific father and head of Iraq's nuclear weapons program.
Hussein Kamel-Saddam Hussein's powerful son-in-law, who was in charge of many military programs. He was head of the State Organization for Technical Industries (SOTI) and then head of the Ministry of Industry and Military Industrialization (MIMI) when it was formed in 1988.
Hana Jon Khadhum-An Iraqi member of the board of the Technology and Development Group, Ltd.
Mr. Kong-A director of the company Mitramas in Singapore.
Albert Lewis-President of Glass Inc.
Muzhar Malik-A Pakistani middleman for Iraq based in Britain.
Dr. Modher-A leader of Iraq's ballistic missile program.
Gianni Martinelli-The director of SMB.
Ali Abdul Muttalib-Iraq's commercial attaché in Germany.
Nassir al-Nainsi-An Iraqi member of the board of the Technology and Development Group, Ltd.
Saalim Michael Naman-An engineer who served as the head of the procurement department for the Matrix Churchill Corporation.
Naseer-A representative of the Al Arabi Trading Company.
Abdul Qaddumi-Head of the project management department for the Matrix Churchill Corporation.
Maky Rasheed-A leader in Iraq's gas centrifuge program in the late 1980s.
Roy Ricks-A British businessman who teamed up with Anees Mansour Wadi to establish Meed International, Ltd.
Karl Heinz Schaab-A gas centrifuge expert who worked at the German company MAN from 1970-1982, and later started the company Rosch GmbH in 1984.
Sir Richard Scott-Leader of a parliamentary-mandated investigation into illegal British exports to Iraq.
Werner Sonntag-A representative of the Nuero Company and the Inwako Company, specializing in explosive testing equipment.
Bruno Stemmler-A gas centrifuge expert who worked for the German company MAN.
Farouk Taha (a.k.a. Farouk Mustafa)-Managing director of the Al Arabi Trading Company, and founder of the Al Bashair Trading Company.
Sadik Hassan Taha-Director General of the Central Bank of Iraq.
Anees Mansour Wadi-An Iraqi expatriate businessman who served as a key procurement agent during the 1980s.
Mahdi S. Ghai Al Ubeidy-The head of Iraq's gas centrifuge program.
Guenter Weltzien-A German trade official who, in retirement, advised various German firms on navigating German export control laws.
People Discussed in the Pakistani Cases
Dr. Israr Ahmad-A prominent pro-Taliban radical Islamic cleric who influenced Mahmood.
Suleiman Asad-A Pakistani nuclear scientist wanted for questioning about his possible link to al Qaeda.
Mirza Yusef Baig-A board member of Ummah Tameer-e-Nau (UTN), who was detained in 2001.
Commodore Arshad Ali Chaudry-A board member of Ummah Tameer-e-Nau (UTN), who was detained in 2001.
Brig. Mohammad Hanif-A board member of Ummah Tameer-e-Nau (UTN), who was detained in 2001.
A.Q. Khan-The father of Pakistan's gas centrifuge program.
Sultan Bashiruddin Mahmood-A Pakistani nuclear scientist who co-founded Ummah Tameer-e-Nau (UTN), Reconstruction of the Muslim Ummah, a non-governmental organization through which he is suspected of having assisted al Qaeda in developing chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons.
Chaudiri Abdul Majeed-A Pakistani nuclear scientist who co-founded Ummah Tameer-e-Nau(UTN), Reconstruction of the Muslim Ummah, a non-governmental organization through which he is suspected of having assisted al Qaeda in developing chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons.
Brig. Mohammad Ali-A board member of Ummah Tameer-e-Nau (UTN), who was detained in 2001.
Mohammed Ali Mukhtar-A Pakistani nuclear scientist wanted for questioning about his possible link to al Qaeda.
Humayun Niaz-A board member of Ummah Tameer-e-Nau (UTN), who was detained in 2001.
Mullah Omar-The Taliban head of Afghanistan.
Ernst Piffl-Managing director of the German firm Team GmbH, who received a three and a half year prison sentence for illegally exporting thousands of preforms for gas centrifuge scoops to Pakistan's secret uranium enrichment program.
Sheikh Mohammed Tufail-A board member of Ummah Tameer-e-Nau (UTN), who was detained by the Pakistani government in 2001.
Other Significant People
Michael Rietz-A German lawyer who defended Karl Heinz Schaab.
Gernot Zippe-An Austrian pioneer in the development of the modern gas centrifuge, credited with developing the "Zippe-type" centrifuge.