Administration Moves Ahead With Export-Control Reforms

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 8, 2013 at 10:24 PM
The Obama administration this week took new steps toward reforming the decades-old American export-control system, promising to enable an increase in international sales for the defense and aerospace sector while trying to ensure foreign buyers won't use these companies' products against the United States or its allies. President Obama today issued an executive order consolidating under the State Department the responsibilities for brokering the import and export of defense articles, according to a statement released by the White House. Several...

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