The United States has the most comprehensive series of military export controls in the world, implemented through the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Yet, this year those controls have faced their biggest challenge in a decade – an attempt from industry and some in Congress to tar it as a threat to U.S. national security, and a barrier to the AUKUS security partnership between the U.S., U.K., and Australia.
Illustrates common red flags using examples from U.S. export enforcement cases and other sanctions-related investigations.
A network based in Pakistan and the UAE continues to acquire sensitive goods for Pakistan’s nuclear and missile programs.
Describes U.S. sanctions and regulatory tools targeting China’s military-industrial complex.
On June 10, 2021, Valerie Lincy appeared before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission to deliver prepared testimony at their hearing on "China's Nuclear Forces." The Commission has asked her to comment on China's role in the proliferation of missile and nuclear technologies, both as a supplier and an end user, the Chinese entities that are involved in such activities, and the extent to which these activities have affected U.S. national security interests and the global nonproliferation regime.
US government publishes advisory on North Korean missile procurement and provides list of missile-related items.
The indictment of Turkish state-owned Halkbank, unsealed late last year, is the first against a major bank for sanctions violations brought by the United States.
Analysis of an export enforcement case involving export-controlled machine tools sent to Iran via the UAE.
On 30 August 2019, the Bureau of Industry and Security of the US Commerce Department published due diligence guidance for exports to Pakistan.
Evaluating the evolution of Chinese proliferation and illicit procurement over the past 40 years.