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Dealing with Arms Intermediaries Policy Briefing: The Pentagon’s Missing Controls on Contractors Engaged in Arms Transfers

Monday, September 21, 2009
While the U.S. government has some of the most comprehensive laws and regulations controlling arms exports, this briefing paper shows that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is missing some key controls to prevent the use of intermediaries with problematic backgrounds, particularly when DoD employs one of its new congressionally approved authorities to train and equip foreign security forces.
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Iraq
Afghanistan
Georgia
Serbia
Program(s): 
Afghanistan Security Forces Fund
Iraq Security Forces Fund
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