May 2021 Newsletter

BIS Watch: CSET Releases Security Checklist For Next BIS LeaderRoslyn Layton spoke with Saif M. Khan just prior to his new post as Director for Technology and National Security at the National Security Council about a report he released in March while serving as a research fellow at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). Khan has co-authored many, highly detailed reports which reflect on the importance of export controls and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and this latest report titled China’s Progress in Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment: Accelerants and Policy Implications offers a security checklist for the future head of BIS. The list includes reducing China’s access to critical components required to build advanced SME by imposing export controls on… Read More