PERSIAN GULF: U.S. Agencies Need to Improve Licensing Data and to Document Reviews of Arms Transfers for U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security Goals

Christoff, Joseph A.
September 2010
GAO Reports;9/28/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
The article discusses the need for licensing data improvement and documenting reviews of arms transfers for foreign policy and national security in the U.S. It states that Foreign Military Sales (FMS) and direct commercial sales (DCS) are used by the government to support its foreign policy and national security goals. In addition, the Gulf Security Dialogue has been established to discuss security issues with the six Persian Gulf countries.


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