High-Performance Computing, National Security Applications, and Export Control Policy at the Close of the 20th Century
Seymour E. Goodman,
If high-performance computing (HPC) export control policy is to be effective, three basic premises must hold:
There exist problems of great national security importance that require high-performance computing for their solution, and these problems cannot be solved, or can only be solved in severely degraded forms, without such computing assets.
There exist countries of national security concern to the United States that have both the scientific and military wherewithal to pursue these or similar applications.