Threats to the Global Norms on Landmines and Cluster Munitions

In this recent article for The Examiner (Independence, MO), I warn against becoming complacent in the struggle to rid the world of landmines and cluster munitions. I point to recent reported violations of the norms against landmine and cluster munition use in Libya, Sudan the Thai/Cambodian border. I  call on the US to reinvigorate these norms by joining the landmine and cluster munition treaties.

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~ by Matthew Bolton on 4 July 2011.

One Response to “Threats to the Global Norms on Landmines and Cluster Munitions”

  1. […] in the Convention on Conventional Weapons. This would represent a serious set back for the norm against cluster munitions and other indiscriminate weapons and represents a betrayal of the values President Obama has […]

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