America faces moral duty on de-mining
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- Early end for UK landmines. // Professional Engineering;02/11/98, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p6
Reports that the United Kingdom is promising to destroy most of its stock of antipersonnel landmines by the year 2000. Reference to the date being five years earlier than anticipated; Plans of the army to retain 400 mines to train soldiers in disarmament; Request made to contractor to suggest...
- Landmines Remain Issue in Korea. Stohl, Rachel // Defense Monitor;Jun2000, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p1
Focuses on the opposition of the United States, North Korea and South Korea related to the ban imposed on the use of land mines.
- US and land-mine ban. O'Hanlon, Michael // Christian Science Monitor;6/4/98, Vol. 90 Issue 132, p11
Discusses possible military alternatives to antipersonnel land mines which could enable the United States to sign the international treaty banning land mines. The function that land mines perform and why alternatives are being sought; The superiority of forces and technology that the United...
- US must take lead to ban land mines. Carter, Jimmy // Christian Science Monitor;6/23/97, Vol. 89 Issue 145, p18
Focuses on efforts by many nations to ban anti-personnel land mines (APLs). Impact of APLs on children, women and agricultural lands; Statistics on APLs in 70 countries; Number of APLs planted daily.
- Advances in mine warfare: An overview. Schneck, William C.; Visser, Malcolm H. // Engineer;Apr93, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p2
Discusses the fatality of land mine threats and what combat engineers can do to counter it. Development of technological advances in land mines; Identification and description of technical characteristics of fielded threat mines; Creation of countermeasures; Guides for offsetting the...
- Advances in mine warfare: Antipersonnel mines. Schneck, William C.; Visser, Malcolm H. // Engineer;Aug93, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p26
Part II. Addresses the antipersonnel (AP) mine threat and presents effective countermeasures. General types of AP mines; Fragmentation of AP mines; Countermeasures; Countermine do's and don'ts.
- DEADLY RELICS. Foek, Anton // Humanist;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p15
Focuses on the global problem of land mines. Primary purpose of the land mines; Psychological effect of a land mine; Historical background of the weapons; International efforts to ban the production of land mines.
- Living With Land Mines. // Scholastic News -- Senior Edition;09/27/99, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p2
Discusses the dangers of living with land mines.
- Land mine talks push nations to go one step further. Velin, Jo-Anne // Christian Science Monitor;5/8/96, Vol. 88 Issue 114, p6
Reports on the completion of international talks on the use of land mines. Resolution reached regarding so-called dumb mines; Number of nations that participated in the talks; Countries expected to lobby for a pro-ban European policy.
- Mission accomplished. Williams, Jody // UNESCO Courier;Oct98, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p35
Provides information on the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL). List of the organizations which became the steering committee of the ICBL; Overall strategy of the international campaign; Core strength of the campaign.