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The Importance of Antipersonnel Landmines in Korea

COL John F. Troxell

Director of National Security Studies

U.S. Army War College

Currently Available and Near-Term Alternatives to Landmines to Achieve Combined Forces Command Objectives in Korea

Caleb Rossiter

Consultant, Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation

THIRD MEETING

January 13–15, 2000

Irvine, California

Meeting objectives: complete composition/balance/bias discussions for committee members, reaffirm understanding of Statement of Task; consider ongoing efforts to identify alternative technologies to antipersonnel landmines; consider nonmateriel alternatives; allow sufficient time for committee deliberations; discuss project plan and updated draft report outline; consider and approve report initial draft; finalize site visit objectives and locations; make writing assignments; determine objectives, location, and date of next committee meeting.

Presenters

LLNL Analysis of Antipersonnel Landmine/Alternative Utility

Robert J. Greenwalt, Jr., Engineer Analyst

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Track 1–Technology Alternatives

John A. Rosamilia, Chief, Mine Division

Office of Project Manager, Mines, Countermine, and Demolitions

The Conservative Alternative to Persistent Antipersonnel Landmines

Richard L. Garwin

Chairman, State Department Arms Control and Nonproliferation Advisory Board

and

Robert Sherman

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Air Force Alternatives

Lt. Col. Charles Beason

Brooks Medical Center

and

Kirk E. Hackett

Air Force Research Laboratory

Non-Materiel Alternatives

Eric Haseltine, Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist Walt Disney Imagineering

FOURTH MEETING

April 4–5, 2000

Washington, D.C.

Meeting objectives: reaffirm understanding of Statement of Task; discuss project plan and updated draft report outline; consider and mark up preliminary first full message draft; make writing assignments; determine objectives, location, and date of next committee meeting.

Presenter

Sponsor Discussion

Peter O'Neill, sponsor representative

Office of the Secretary of Defense

FIFTH MEETING

May 23–25, 2000

Washington, D.C.

Meeting Objectives: review report realization road map; discuss project plan and status; meet with CETS Editor; consider additional alternative ideas / systems; review / discuss preliminary concurrence draft; achieve initial consensus on conclusions and recommendations; make writing assignments, as necessary.

Presenters

U.S. Programs to Develop Alternatives to Antipersonnel Mines

Mark Hiznay, Senior Military Advisor

Human Rights Watch

Military Alternatives to Landmines

Edwin A. Deagle Jr., Consultant

Vietnam Veterans of American Foundation

Discussion on Editorial Procedures

Carol Arenberg, Editor

Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems

National Research Council

SIXTH MEETING

July 13–14, 2000

Washington, D.C.

Meeting Objectives: review report realization road map; discuss project plan and status; review / discuss concurrence draft; achieve consensus on conclusions and recommendations; make writing assignments, as necessary.

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