Australian official calls for easing of U.S. export controls on AUKUS Pillar II

By Nick Wilson / September 20, 2023 at 4:03 PM
The United States must loosen its export control system to enable closer collaboration under the AUKUS security partnership, an Australian defense official said today, underscoring "congressional changes" within all three nations as a key step to implementing the agreement's technology-focused second pillar. “What I would urge is a really mature conversation about the advantage to the U.S. from this [International Traffic in Arms Regulations] reform,” said Tanya Monro, chief defense scientist at the Australian Defence Department, during an event hosted...

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