Topic: Mines Advisory Group
Since starting work in Vietnam in 1999, the Mines Advisory Group has destroyed an average of 15,000 unexploded bombs from the Vietnam War era each year that continue to kill or injure thousands of Vietnamese.
At a hearing on the Congo, time spent framing the conflict as a US national security issue would have been better spent showing ways that the US can aid resolution.
12/06/2010 11:18 am
The cluster bomb ban – officially known as the Convention on Cluster Munitions – comes into force today. Countries that have ratified the treaty must stop making cluster munitions, dispose of stockpiles, and clear contaminated areas.
08/01/2010 01:28 pm