1991

Issue No. 9-10, November-December 1991
Table of Contents
  • The Year in Review
  • Logic in the Service of Policy
  • Foreign Military Sales to Third World Countries Cleared by Congress in 1991
  • Sales in progress
  • Congress Urges Patriot Sale to Saudi Arabia
  • Speeches, letters, etc.
  • Notes from some hearings

  •     North Korean nukes
        Send in the Troops?
        North Korean nukes II
        CIA Chief Gates Gives Threat Assesment
  • Legislation Passed and Pending

  •     Condition China's MFN Status on Non-proliferation
        Stronger CBW Sanctions Bill Becomes Law
        Ballistic Missile, Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Weapons
        Nonproliferation Support Act of 1991
        Resolutions calling for end to IMET aid to Indonesia
        Byrd Still Trying to Link Arms Sales to War Debt
        Cascading Bill Passes
        "October Surprise" Resolutions
        S.2096 Introduced
        S.20987 Introduced
  • IMET Teaching Respect?
  • Congress Tells the Navy to Let Contractors Sell Subs
  • GAO Finds Lax Oversight of Military Aid
Issue No. 7-8, September-October 1991
Table of Contents
  • Sales in progress
  • Speeches, letters, etc.
  • Notes from some hearings

  •     State Department Justifies Weapons to Peru
        The State of the Drug War
        State Department Plays Semantics Game
        Human Rights Watch in Peru
        Iraq's Nuclear Program
        Long-term, Intrusive UN Presence in Iraq
        Non-existent BW Weapons and Phantom Missiles
        Arms Embargo Against Iraq Will Remain in Force
        Hans Bilx: What He Needs to Do His Job
        IAEA Will Name Names
        Aronson on US Success in El Salvador
        Rep. Levine Disagrees
        Continuing Resolution Keeps Weapons Aid Flowing
        Rep. McHugh for Reprogramming Military Aid
        Richard Solomon: Chaos in the Pacific Rim?
        Removal of Tactical Nukes from Ships and Subs
  • Legislation Passed and Pending

  •     Foreign Aid Authorization Dies on House Floor
        FY92-93 Foreign Aid Appropriation Bill on Hold
        Continuing Resolution Tides Things Over
        State Department Authorization Bill Becomes Law
        Policy on Arms Sales to Mideast Further Weakened
        Loan Guarantee Program Stripped Out
        Link Between Arms and Democracy in Mideast Denied
        The Moratorium?
        Reports to Congress
        "Spoils of War" Language Dropped
        Some CBW Sanctions Included
        H.R. 3409 Introduced to Strengthen CBW Sanctions
        Omnibus Export Amendments Act of 1991
Issue No. 6, August 1991
Table of Contents
  • Sales in progress

  •     North Korean Scuds to Syria Confirmed
        Israel's Qualitative Edge
        Can You Define "Destabilizing Sale?"
        $15 Billion in US Arms Sales in Mideast Since Last August
        What's Wrong With the Moratorium Idea Again?
        Gephardt Concerned About Economic/Security Issues of KFP
        Pentagon Intervenes in Offest Negotiation
        GAO on KFP
  • Legislation Passed or Pending

  •     International Security and Economic Act of 1991
        Foreign Relations Authorization Act
        Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Act
        National Defense Authorization Act for FY92 and 93
Issue No. 4-5, June-July 1991
Table of Contents
  • Congressional Notification
  • Speeches, letters, etc.
  • Notes from some hearings
  • Chronology of the UAE Apache Sale
  • Chronology of the Korean F-16 Sale and Licensed Coproduction
  • Legislation Pending in the 102nd Congress

  •     International Cooperation Act of 1991
        Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Program Appropriation Act for FY92
        International Security and Economic Cooperation Act of 1991
        Foreign Relations Authorization Act
Issue No. 3, June 1991
Table of Contents
  • Arms transfers in the pipeline

  •     US Arms Tranfers to the Middle East August 1990-present
  • Speeches, letters, etc.
  • Notes from some hearings
  • History of Exim Bank Involvement in Arms Sales
  • Legislation Pending in the 102nd Congress

  •     State Department Authorization Act for FY92
        Foreign Assistance Authorization Act for FY92
        Foreign Assistance Appropriation Act for FY92
        Arms Suppliers Regime Act of 1991
        Omnibus Nuclear Proliferation Control Act of 1991
        Private Defense Export Financing Act of 1991
Issue No. 2, April 1991
Table of Contents
  • Arms sales presented to Congress
  • Speeches, letters, etc.
  • Notes from some relevant hearings
  • Legislation Introduced in the 102nd Congress

  •     A bill to amend the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945
        Mideast Post-War Stability and Arms Restraint Act of 1991
        A bill to expand the limited prohibition against the financing, by the Export-Import Bank of the
            United States, of the export of defense articles or services
        A bill to prohibit arms transfers to certain countries unless the President certifies that a state of
            war does not exist between such country and Israel and that such country has accorded formal         recognition to the sovereignty of Israel
        International Cooperation Act of 1991
Issue No. 1, March 1991
Table of Contents
  • Arms sales presented to Congress
  • Notes from some relevant hearings
  • Statements on the floor
  • Legislation Introduced in the 102nd Congress

  •     Export Administration Reauthorization Act
        Nonproliferation and Arms Transfer Control Act
        Defense Production Act Amendements of 1991


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