Why a ban on cluster munitions is conceptually and practically flawed in advancing international humanitarian law

15 July 2007, ABC Radio National, "Australia Talks"

Cluster Munitions


Should cluster munitions be banned or would an indiscriminate ban actually be counter-productive. Might it not simply reward those who violate international humanitarian law (IHL) in their misuse of such weapons but punish those who comply with IHL when using them?

The ADA's executive director was one of the four-person panel for the discussion.