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The United States Aims Low on Cluster Munitions
Director, Arms Division, Human Rights Watch
Regrettably, the move to eliminate cluster munitions is under attack, with the United States leading the way. The US is touting an alternative with much lower standards than US policy already requires.
Time to End the Use of Cluster Munitions
Sen. Dianne Feinstein
U.S. Senator from California
Cluster bombs threaten civilians because they leave hundreds of unexploded bomblets -- which often experience high failure rates -- spread over wide areas. They are also notoriously inaccurate.
Vietnam War-Era Bombs Cause Current Day Casualties, Demonstrating Need for Updated Weapons Technology
Former DNC Deputy National Press Secretary; Co-Author, 'Forty ...
In Southeast Asia, UXOs left over from the Vietnam War injure and kill hundreds of people each year.
The Scandal Everybody Seems to Have Missed
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Policy
I don't know how this particular WikiLeaks revelation has not been much, much bigger news, involving as it does cluster bombs and a secret legal loophole that let Britain get around its treaty obligations.
UN Gets Israeli Cluster Bomb Map For Lebanon: 1 In 4 Undetonated
Russia/Georgia: Cluster Bombs' Harm Shows Need to Join Ban
Human Rights Watch
Defending human rights world wide
Cluster Bombs In The Balkans, 10 Years Later, Still Threaten 160,000 People
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