TITLE

Prime Directive

AUTHOR(S)
Barrie, Douglas
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/7/2007, Vol. 166 Issue 18, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the sale of the Storm Shadow cruise missile to Saudi Arabia will likely rest with British Prime Minister Tony Blair, possibly in the face of opposition by the U.S. The scenario is similar to Blair's 1998 approval of the sale of a Black Shaheen version of the Anglo-French Storm Shadow, the author says. The Storm Shadow issue involves a multilateral accord to curtail the proliferation of ballistic and cruise missile technology in delivering weapons of mass destruction.
ACCESSION #
25540839

 

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