are designed to detonate when people step on or near them, and they can remain deadly for years, even decades, after they have been placed in war zones.
The Pentagon cites the need to use land mines
as a deterrent along the North and South Korea border.
being used in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea are administered by South Korea, but the U.
There are also 3,520 plots of land that are riddled with land mines
across the country.
Although the program will continue, Fare says the elimination of land mines
in this conflict-prone area of Hajja needs months.
In implementing the family of scatterable mines, the primary responsibility for the deployment of land mines
has shifted away from the engineer and toward a combined arms team that includes field artillery, combat aviation, and the U.
We will witness a world free from land mines
if there is massive cooperation at international level," Vahidi said, "The double standard attitude and different views on the issue are among the problems that we are facing at international bodies.
The country's land-mine problem began before the 1975 beginning of the Civil War, says Habbouba Aoun, coordinator of the Land Mines
Resource Center at the University of Balamand.
Once they hit the field, the rats can cover more than 186 square meters (2,000 square feet) per day looking for land mines
He told the Hay Festival, in Mid-Wales: "I think everyone remembers she raised the profile of the land mines
DIANA, Princess of Wales, was killed because she planned to expose senior members of the British arms trade involved with land mines
, a leading lawyer has claimed.
Everybody is aware that the British involvement in the arms trade, particularly land mines
, is and was a huge vested interest.