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The Wall Street Journal quotes Christopher Stagg concerning the AUKUS submarine program and related ITAR developments

In the Wall Street Journal article “U.S. Faces Pressure to Ease Rules for Sharing Military Technology With Allies,” it quotes Christopher Stagg on the difficulty of obtaining the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), the enabling statute for the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), to permit broad licensing exemptions for Australia and the United Kingdom. “When you start doing major statutory or regulatory changes, you just don’t know the unintended consequences,” Stagg said.