Brickbat: Under Pressure


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The Canadian government has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a lawsuit brought by Steve de Jaray after it wrongly charged him and his daughter of illegally exporting military technology to China. Seven months before the government brought charges against de Jaray, a U.S. official meeting with Canadian officials said the country would not get trade concessions it was seeking unless it began bringing more prosecutions for illegal export of military technology.