Trading with the enemy: A HAPPY WAY TO DIE?

Randolph, R. Sean
September 1980
National Review;9/19/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p1132
The article examines whether the U.S. should supply goods and technologies with potential military uses to the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies. It explores the possible benefits of U.S. trading with the Soviet Union. The problem with the sale of dual-use technologies to the Soviet Union which it can utilize for civil and military applications is discussed. It emphasizes the need to develop an export control policy that would ensure that military-related technologies from the U.S. are not exported to hostile governments.


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