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The General Intelligence and Security Service (AIVD), is the Intelligence and Security agency of the Netherlands, tasked with Domestic, Foreign and Signals intelligence and protecting national security.
- Dutch businessman Frans van Anraat was convicted of complicity in war crimes for selling raw materials for the production of chemical weapons to Iraq during the reign of Saddam Hussein. Soon after his arrest, the Dutch corporate media reported that van Anraat had been an informer of the Dutch secret service AIVD and enjoyed AIVD's protection.
- The group let Abdul Qadeer Khan go, although he shared Dutch nuclear knowledge to help Pakistan to produce its nuclear bomb. Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands Ruud Lubbers claimed in 2005 that this on the instructions of the CIA.
- John Pike (2005-08-09). "CIA asked us to let nuclear spy go, Ruud Lubbers claims". GlobalSecurity.org. Retrieved 2012-02-14.Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css must have content model "Sanitized CSS" for TemplateStyles (current model is "Scribunto").
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