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On the scourge of landmines in Yemen


 

SUMMARY: I have spent much of my career in the Senate working to eradicate landmines, which kill and maim far more civilians than combatants. These insidious, inherently indiscriminate weapons often remain active for years or even decades after the fighting has ended and the soldiers have left, lying in wait for the unsuspecting footstep of a child on her way to school, or a farmer working in a field.


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Published: Monday, June 24, 2019

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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