Studies indicate that humanitarian demining under civilian oversight is safer and more cost-efficient than humanitarian demining under military oversight. This article provides examples supporting such evidence, cites possible exceptions, and explores reasons for performance inadequacies in military demining units.
"The Performance of Militaries in Humanitarian Demining,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 14
, Article 11.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss1/11