Not so FAQs: Scott Gearity

What led you to export controls?

I wish I could say that my high school Latin studies naturally led to a deep appreciation of de minimis calculations. Sadly, that was not the case. As college graduation loomed, I planned to become a foreign service officer. With the US government’s hiring process moving very slowly, I found myself in need of a job to tide me over. In searching for another opportunity, I came upon an advertisement in The Washington Post from a company seeking an entry-level i...

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