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Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress

By Andrew Feickert and Paul K. Kerr


This report discusses the two major international initiatives that address cluster munitions: the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) and negotiations under the UN Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). This report also provides a brief historical overview of cluster munitions

Topics: Weapons systems, Ammunition, Defense policy, Aerial bombing, Bombs
Publisher: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Year: 2009
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Provided by: UNT Digital Library
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