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America's Dark History of Killing Its Own Troops With Cluster Munitions

Posted On: Dec 8, 2019   |   Posted By: NY Times

The weapons are notorious for their effects on civilians. But five years of reporting and hundreds of interviews have revealed they've also killed and wounded scores of Americans.

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