Monday, March 23, 2009

US legislation restricts cluster munition proliferation

A bill that severely limits the US military's proliferation of cluster munitions was signed into law on 11 March by President Barack Obama. Included in the Fiscal Year 2009 (FY09) omnibus appropriations bill was a provision written by Democratic Senators Patrick Leahy of Vermont and Dianne Feinstein of California that restricts the sale or transfer of cluster munitions

[first posted to - 19 March 2009]

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