Cluster Munitions: Banning Bomblets

For forty years, from Laos to Lebanon, cluster munitions have been the weapon of choice for industrialised nations against poorer, agrarian states. Now an alliance of small and medium sized countries, supported by the Cluster Munition Coalition, a network of more than two hundred humanitarian organisations spread across fifty countries, stands poised to deliver a comprehensive ban.

The World Today Updated 15 October 2020 Published 1 May 2008 3 minute READ

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