> On 2001.12.23, Adrian Tymes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > James Rogers wrote:
> > > In conclusion, the vast majority of landmine problems in the world are a
> > > result of the irresponsible use of first and second generation landmine
> > > technologies, landmines which are still being produced in vast quantities by
> > > the Chinese and to a lesser extent the Russians and some European countries.
> > So why not just ban those first and second generation landmines? It
> > shouldn't be hard to come up with a list of features that non-banned
> > landmines should have, no?
> Why not breed cats en-masse, and use them as landmine fodder?
'Cause the cats might be too light to trigger the landmines?
> Find a good use for cats, and get rid of all these dormant landmines.
Actually, I was more wondering why the US wouldn't sign a treaty banning
the more primitive landmines. I mean, if the US believes it is
resposibly using landmines, then it should have little problem asking
the rest of the world to be responsible in the same way, no?
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