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  •  The US has manufactured and used more cluster (1+ / 0-)
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    bombs than any other nation. Israel is second.

    Here's a very good documentary on the legacy of these weapons. 50 years later, American bombs are still killing hundreds of children every year.
    Bomb Harvest
    During the American War in Vietnam, Laos was subjected to American aerial bombardment, representing the heaviest U.S. bombing campaign since World War II, and making Laos the most bombed country in history. The deadly legacy of this destruction continues, with the country still scattered with unexploded ordnance.

    Bomb Harvest explores how three generations of people have been left to deal with the mess of an air war long after it is over. It vividly depicts the consequences of war and the bravery of those trying to clear up its remains.

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