Military Technology and Conventional Weapons Export Controls: The Wassenaar Arrangement [Updated May 21, 2004] [open pdf - 42KB]
"This report provides background on the Wassenaar Arrangement, which was formally established in July 1996 as a multilateral arrangement aimed at controlling exports of conventional weapons and related dual-use goods and military technology. It is the successor to the expired Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls (COCOM). This report focuses on the current status, features, and issues raised by the establishment and functioning of the Wassenaar Arrangement. It will be updated only if warranted by notable events related to the Arrangement."
CRS Report for Congress, RS20517