Congressional Letter to Secretary of Defense Esper

On May 6, Senator Patrick Leahy and Rep. Jim McGovern sent a congressional letter with more than 100 co-signing members of Congress to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper expressing disappointment at the Trump administration’s reversal of Obama-era landmine policy and requesting answers to questions regarding future plans for development and use of antipersonnel landmines. The letter expressed “regret…

Landmine Monitor 2019

Strong global mine ban norm marred by improvised mines trend and high civilian casualties raising alarm as states meet in Oslo to agree mine-free 2025 actions