Senate measure on Yemen war falls short.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil changes to U.S. conventional arms transfer policies and rules that could speed arms exports.
An administration proposal on firearms export rules could effectively undercut the important oversight role that Congress provides.
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Some U.S. lawmakers, troubled by civilian casualties in the Yemen civil war, are wary of lifting Obama administration’s hold on shipments.
Global trade in major conventional weapons systems reportedly has returned to levels last seen at the end of the Cold War.