Lora Lumpe is the legislative representative on conventional weapons at Friends Committee on National Legislation and a coordinator of the U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines and Cluster Bombs.
America AWOL on Cluster Bombs
More than 100 countries are meeting to ban cluster bombs. Where’s the United States?
Military Training Programs: A Need for Oversight and Human Rights Courses
Congress should ensure effective public oversight of all training programs and resist President Bush’s request to drop human rights considerations as a pre-condition to military aid.
An Enron War on Terrorism
President Bush, undeterred by Congress and emboldened by his high ratings in the polls, is making new military investments in countries all over the world, while downplaying or keeping secret from the American people the problems that these investments wi
Small Arms Trade
The easy availability of light military weaponry contributes to international crime, terrorism, and internal conflict, which are some of Washingtons foremost security concerns.