Clusters last stand. The Economist magazine.

The UN convention banning the manufacture, use and stockpiling of cluster munitions, which came into force last year, has been signed by 108 countries and ratified by 60 of them. But 17 of the non-signatories continue to produce the weapons (see map below), and two have used them in conflict this year: Thailand during border clashes with Cambodia in February, and Libya under Muammar Qaddafi during the battle of Misrata in April.

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