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.
More than 100 countries are meeting to ban cluster bombs. Where’s the United States?
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.
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