U.S. Hypocrisy Over Cluster Munitions Undermines Its Long-Term Interests July 13, 2023

Destroyed building in Ukraine

Orlando Bell, PSR Nuclear Weapons Abolition Intern | Inkstick Media

On Friday, Jul. 7, 2023, the White House confirmed the decision to send cluster munitions to Ukraine. More than 100 countries outlawed the controversial weapons due to their inhumane, indiscriminate, and mutilating impacts. While hawkishly justifiable by the win-at-all-costs mentality that dictates this conflict, the decision to send cluster bombs to Ukraine forms a troublesome part of a broader global erosion of the acceptable standards of risk and conflict.

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