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Why does the USA withhold the right to use cluster bombs, which are banned in th

  1. Joe Cook profile image59
    Joe Cookposted 7 years ago

    Why does the USA withhold the right to use cluster bombs, which are banned in the civilised world?

    Across much of the world the use of cluster bombs is illegal and considered immoral.  However Libya and the USA are exceptions - both have refused to ban their use.  In Europe their use is considered to be a grave war crime.  Why has the USA refused to ban cluster bombs?  Why does it insist on keeping such bad company?

  2. PAPA-BEAR profile image61
    PAPA-BEARposted 7 years ago

    Because the USA, with all due respect to all Americans, hates to be told what to do. However, a war crime is a war crime, outside America, so I wonder where they might use them?

  3. lostdogrwd profile image60
    lostdogrwdposted 7 years ago

    that should tell you how really uncivilized the U S Government really is

  4. profile image0
    Old Empresarioposted 7 years ago

    Because the company that manufactures cluster bombs has one of the largest lobbies in DC. They also contribute a lot of money toward political campaigns.

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    Dandraposted 7 years ago

    Because anything the US does is right - get with the program! lol

  6. DanielBing1 profile image73
    DanielBing1posted 7 years ago

    Who's going to stop us? I say 'us' because I'm an American but I agree with you. Our government...sometimes, I really wonder what the hell is going on with these wackos.

 
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