U.S. Export Regime Could Bolster Mideast Deals
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The administration of President Barack Obama has
reformed U.S. export controls to increase defense deals with the Middle East
and other allies.
Officials said the administration would ease restrictions on thousands
of munitions and other military equipment to facilitate exports. They said
the reforms would accelerate defense exports to such countries as Iraq,
which plans to order $13 billion worth of military equipment from