Cluster munitions have been used in at least 23 countries, produced in 33 and stockpiled in over 70; their submunitions number into the billions. They cause lasting humanitarian problems and have recently been the target of campaigns to ban their use. This article aims to summarize the history, utility, legacy and legislation surrounding cluster munitions.
Dowlen, MD, Henry
"Cluster Munitions: Should They be Banned?,"
Journal of Mine Action
: Vol. 12
, Article 24.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol12/iss1/24