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March 21, 2001

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New technologies under development could offer similar or greater tactical advantages to antipersonnel landmines and reduce the risk to civilians, says a new report from the National Academies' National Research Council. These technologies could replace some, but not all, of the U.S. military's antipersonnel landmines by 2006, the United States' target date for signing an international treaty banning them.

George Bugliarello, Chancellor, Polytechnic University.