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Export Control Reform: Grading the Obama Administration’s Conventional Arms Control Record

By Jeff Abramson This administration has launched an aggressive and comprehensive review of U.S. export control policy, which is no small task. With multiple bureaucracies playing a role in deciding what U.S. military and dual-use goods and services can be … Continue reading

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Arms Trade/Sales: Grading the Obama Administration’s Conventional Arms Control Record

By Jeff Abramson Today, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and Assistant Secretary of State Andrew Shapiro will be in India to attend one of the world’s largest arms shows in order “to increase significantly the volume and technological sophistication of U.S. … Continue reading

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Arms Trade Treaty: Grading the Obama Administration’s Conventional Arms Control Record

By Jeff Abramson At the end of this month, delegates will meet again at the United Nations to continue work on a legally binding accord to regulate the conventional arms trade. As we launch a week of assessing the Obama … Continue reading

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Next Week: Grading the Obama Administration’s Conventional Arms Control Record

By Jeff Abramson With news out of Egypt that U.S. manufactured goods are being used to suppress protests, an administration overhauling its export control system, and notifications to Congress in 2010 of record-breaking potential arms sales (including more than $60 … Continue reading

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