This primer reviews the legal and functional understandings regarding explosive remnants of war, particularly after the adoption of Protocol V in the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons. It examines the tensions between the legal definition of ERW and the reality on the ground, and recommends clarifying the terms that bind post-conflict clearance efforts to ensure the greatest effectiveness of those campaigns.
"A Primer on Explosive Remnants of War,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 10
, Article 31.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol10/iss1/31