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  • Mr. Rothman said al Qaeda operatives in 2009 "came within 60 kilometers of what is believed to have been Pakistan's nuclear arsenal," though he could not elaborate on the incident.

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  • "I can tell you that concern about al Qaeda and other terrorists' infiltration into the ISI is not new on the part of the Congress or the [George W.] Bush and Obama administrations," said Rep. Steve Rothman, a New Jersey Democrat who serves on two House Appropriations subcommittees that fund defense and foreign aid.

    Evidence at bin Laden's home raises nuclear concerns →

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