Why the land mine, a persistent killer of civilians, is coming back under Trump

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from The Washington Post,

Since 1991, most of the world — the United States being an exception — has banned the production and use of land mines because of their threat to civilians long after wars end.

So the Trump administration’s decision this week to expand the use of land mines has baffled and angered humans rights and arms control groups, which say the decision further imperils anyone who may encounter the weapons.

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