What Could Go Wrong?

President Obama recently shifted authority for approving sales to China of missile and space technology from the White House to the Commerce Department …

The presidential notice alters a key provision of the 1999 Defense Authorization Act that required that the president notify Congress whether a transfer of missile and space technology to China would harm the U.S. space-launch industry or help China’s missile programs.

The law was passed after a late-1990s scandal involving the U.S. companies Space Systems/Loral and Hughes Electronics Corp.

Source: Gertz

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