By: Dan Mahanty, Julie Snyder, and Anna Khalfaoui

On November 30, the United States reversed a 2008 policy that had ended the use of unreliable cluster munitions, despite the fact that these weapons have killed and maimed thousands of civilian men, women, and children globally. This decision sets a dangerous precedent. Instead of walking away from previous commitments, the United States should get back in step with the 102 other countries — including its closest allies — that have banned these weapons.

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