Combat Aircraft Sales to South Asia: Potential Implications

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In March 2005, the Bush Administration announced a willingness to resume sales of F-16 combat aircraft to Pakistan. Potential sales to India are also being considered. These potential sales have political, military, and defense industrial base implications for the United States and the South Asia region. H.R. 1553 and S. 12 would impose nonproliferation conditions on these sales.

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Bolkcom, Christopher; Grimmett, Richard F. & Kronstadt, K. Alan May 19, 2005.

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In March 2005, the Bush Administration announced a willingness to resume sales of F-16 combat aircraft to Pakistan. Potential sales to India are also being considered. These potential sales have political, military, and defense industrial base implications for the United States and the South Asia region. H.R. 1553 and S. 12 would impose nonproliferation conditions on these sales.

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  • May 19, 2005

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  • June 12, 2005, 6:43 p.m.

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Bolkcom, Christopher; Grimmett, Richard F. & Kronstadt, K. Alan. Combat Aircraft Sales to South Asia: Potential Implications, report, May 19, 2005; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs6349/: accessed August 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.