Stephen Preston, the CIA's new legal counsellor, was forced to [...]
The US aeronautical company, which moved its headquarters from Seattle to Chicago in 2001, is in both the civil and military sectors, like its European rival Airbus. At the heart of the US defence industry, Boeing has powerful contacts in Capitol Hill and at the White House.
ITAR legislation that prevents foreign sales of sensitive military technologies hobbles the U.S. space industry. France's Thales has taken advantage of that to sell satellites which can be launched in China. [...]
The aviation industry is in the process of becoming a global battlefield between Iran and the United States. After trying to isolate Iranian banks from world capital markets, Washington is now working to prevent Iran from operating American-made passenger aircraft. [...]