November 2020 Archive

Reflecting on the global cluster bomb ban, ten years on

Posted: Nov 30, 2020

With the closing of the (virtual) Second Review Conference of the Convention on Cluster Munitions in Lausanne, Switzerland, this month marks an important milestone in global efforts to ban the weapon. Ten years ago, all eyes were on Laos as 1,200 representatives from across the globe gathered in Vientiane for the first international meeting to […]

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A Veteran’s View from the Sky

Posted: Nov 6, 2020

From the desk and camera of Mike Burton:   Upper Left: This was taken at the Officers Club at Nakhon Phanom in 1967 or 68. The men lined up are all pilots assigned to the 56th Air Commando Wing and are being given medals for air action on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, either air […]

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