Bonnie Docherty, Lecturer at Harvard Law School and Researcher in the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch, discusses the new international law banning cluster bombs (in the countries that ratified it), laudable U.K. actions on destroying cluster bomb stockpiles and advocating for universal abolition, the devastating civilian toll and glacial-paced removal of cluster bombs in Laos, the increased stigma on the largest cluster bomb manufacturing countries (U.S., Russia, Israel) and why these particular weapons are outdated Cold War-era relics.
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