The Export Administration Act of 19791 amended thirty years of legislative controls over the export of advanced technology2 to the So- viet Union and other non-market economy countries.' Since first en- acted, these post-World War II export controls attempted to reconcile the conflicting objectives of protecting national security while promot- ing United States international trade.4 Nonetheless, the increasing availability of advanced goods and technologies from foreign sources to communist nations has undermined both these objectives.
Shirley Miller Dvorin,
The Export Administration Act of 1979: An Examination of Foreign Availability of Controlled Goods and Technologies,
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