Currently about 90% of all casualties in U.S.-sponsored 3rd World wars are civilians.
often placed to deliberately prevent
getting to water or food supplies.
Many of today’s
mines are made of plastic, which helps them to
last longer, and be harder to detect than their metal
These mines can be as cheap as $3.
At least 350 models are available, being produced by
over 50 countries.
The U.S. has been forced to spend
millions of dollars every yr.
since W.W.II for equipment to detect, remove or destroy
Yet we still don't have enough to prevent
from doing very dangerous manual mine clearing.
at least 120 million land mines are scattered around the
After the Gulf War ended, U.S. soldiers were used
to remove land mines from the Emir of Kuwait’s private
U.S. Soldier Has The 'Honor' Of Clearing Mines
From The Emir Of Kuwait's Private Beach.
And yet, the
politicians still do nothing to stop people like Wang Jun.
Does Al Gore Stand On The Issue?