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US To Reformat Export Control for Military Systems

In front of a group of ‘Business Executives for National Security’, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates proposed an overhaul of the US Export Control system currently in place. The reason: as formatted, it doesn’t do much to protect either national security or our technical intellectual property. (Article as reported by www.defense.gov)

“The United States is thought to have one of the most stringent export regimes in the world, but stringent is not the same as effective,” Gates said.

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