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PostDisappointing US Statement on Land Mines: Robert Gard in *Huffington Post* (Robert Gard, USA, 07/16/14 11:40 pm)
I recently published this essay in the Huffington Post:
JE comments: General Robert Gard has long been an advocate for the US to sign the Ottawa Convention banning the us of anti-personnel land mines. In fact, Robert posted this comment back in March 1998, which (to my knowledge) is the last time we addressed this topic specifically on WAIS:
Robert's Huffington Post op-ed makes a strong case that the anti-personnel mine, besides being inhumane, is of limited tactical usefulness. It can actually hamper the mobility of the defensive force in combat situations.