Matthew was appointed to serve a two-year term on the U.S. Department of State Defense Trade Advisory Group (“DTAG”). The DTAG advises the Department of State on regulating the defense trade in a manner that promotes U.S. foreign policy and national security interests without imposing unnecessary burdens on the U.S. defense industry.
DEFENSE TRADE LAW BLOG
The agencies that administer U.S. export control and sanctions laws maintain various prohibited party lists. These lists contain names and other information on drug traffickers, weapons proliferators, terrorists, members of oppressive regimes, and other parties with whom exports and other transactions are restricted and, in many cases, altogether prohibited. The Departments of Commerce, State, and […]
Is there such a thing as “attempted” arms brokering under the Arms Export Control Act or do the mere acts of soliciting, negotiating, and other discussions regarding the export of defense articles on behalf of a third party constitute a completed offense of arms brokering? Does the Arms Export Control Act provide the State Department […]
A recent New York Times article reported that William Powell, the author of The Anarchist Cookbook, died last year at the age of 66. [FN 1] The article noted: “William Powell was a teenager, angry at the government and the Vietnam War, when he walked into the main branch of the New York Public Library in […]