The U.S. Export Control System and the President's Reform Initiative

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The 112th Congress may consider reforms of the U.S. export control system. The balance between national security and export competitiveness has made the subject of export controls controversial for decades. The U.S. export control system is diffused among several different licensing and enforcement agencies. This report not only discussed the background of such issues, but also the differences between the Obama Administration and Congress' approaches to export legislation reform.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 18, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Fergusson, Ian F.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Kerr, Paul K.

Analyst in Nonproliferation

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: May 18, 2012
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The 112th Congress may consider reforms of the U.S. export control system. The balance between national security and export competitiveness has made the subject of export controls controversial for decades. The U.S. export control system is diffused among several different licensing and enforcement agencies. This report not only discussed the background of such issues, but also the differences between the Obama Administration and Congress' approaches to export legislation reform.

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33 pages.

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