Land Mines and Cluster Bombs
The US has not used antipersonnel (land mines) mines since 1991, nor produced them since 1997, but air-dropped cluster bombs are another story.
Cluster Bombs Cluster bombs are designed as anti-personnel, anti-armor weapons, but the primary victims have been innocent civilians. More than 98% of known cluster bomb victims are civilians and 40% are children, who are drawn to the small, toy-like metal objects....read more
Land Mines "No, no, don’t look at the sky, they cannot do you any harm from above anymore. Lower your head because the danger is in your mother earth. If you have survived the war, try to survive the peace!” - Melisa Dzanovic in Bosnia Herzegovina Facts On Land Mines...read more