Nathan Toews writes about the effects of cluster bombs for Third Way Cafe:
The cluster bomb is a weapon that continues to cause thousands of
civilian casualties decades after its use. With unexploded munitions lying hidden in the ground people find themselves falling victim while going about daily activities.
In 2010 an international treaty known as the Convention on Cluster Munitions (CCM) took effect. While the United States has not yet agreed to the treaty, a bill has been introduced in the U.S. Congress known as the Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act