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» Land of a Million Bombs

By Santi Suthinithet, Hyphen, Issue 21 (2010)

Laos is historically referred to as “Lan Xang,” the land of a million elephants. Today, it would be more accurate to call it the land of a million bombs.

» U.S. Funding for UXO Sector in Laos: Legacies of War FAQ – June 2011

» A Peaceful Legacy Now: Briefing & Discussion on Cluster Bomb Removal and Assistance in Laos

On November 5, 2009 in Washington, D.C., Legacies of War convened a meeting to focus on the status of cluster bomb clearance, victim assistance and risk education in Laos today.

» Legacies of War: Cluster Bombs in Laos

By Channapha Khamvongsa and Elaine Russell, Critical Asian Studies 41:2 (2009)

In this article nongovernmental organization (NGO) workers Channapha Khamvongsa and Elaine Russell discuss the massive illegal U.S. bombing of Laos between 1964 and 1973 and its lingering human, economic, and ecological toll.