Nothing could be more exciting than export controls, right? Right?
To what extent can the United States control the global spread of technology, and under what circumstances should it do so? A recently established project at the Center for New American Security (CNAS) has begun to examine the theory and practice of U.S. export control policy. Although export controls have been around for a long time, this is an overdue and promising avenue of analysis into one of the most important tools of U.S. economic and defense statecraft.
This is part of the Patents for Power project.