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Speeches and Testimony
June 29, 1993
In roughly one month, we will pass the third anniversary of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait. If Iraq had not invaded Kuwait, it is very likely that Saddam Hussein would be passing a different milestone about now: he would be assembling his first atomic bomb. Two former U.N. inspectors, David Kay and Jay Davis, have estimated that at the time of the...
Articles and Reports
August 1, 1992
On June 16, 1992 the U.S. Department of Commerce published its long-awaited list of missile projects in the Third World. The list was supposed to plant a red flag on the heads of secret missile makers by naming them, and thus deny them U.S. exports. Instead, the administration came up short by bowing to special interests. U.S. law forbids U.S....
Articles and Reports
January 1, 1992
From September 1990 to September 1991, the U.S. Department of Commerce approved nearly $60 million dollars' worth of sensitive exports to Iran. Most of these items were "dual use," meaning that in addition to their civilian uses, they can be used to make nuclear weapons, long-range missiles or other military equipment. The record of these exports...
Articles and Reports
July 1, 1991
From 1986 to 1990, the U.S. Commerce Department approved over $300 million worth of sensitive American exports to Iran and Syria. Most of these were "dual-use" items, capable of making nuclear weapons or long-range missiles if diverted from their claimed civilian purposes. The record of these exports, complied from Commerce Department data, has...