Iran Increases Import Of U.S. Technology
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Despite increasing U.S. sanctions, Iran has accelerated
its procurement of American-origin dual-use products and technology, a
The Institute for Science and International Security asserted that Iran
has established a series of fronts to acquire advanced U.S. electronics for
Iran's military programs. The Washington-based institute said in a report
that Iran moved the fronts from the Gulf region to East Asia.
"The trading companies effectively created a wall between the Iranian
entities and the U.S. suppliers, making it difficult for the U.S. suppliers
to identify the true end-user of an item," the report said.