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Post time 2015-11-3 23:06:10 |Display all floors
Until all the mines have been cleared, this is nobody's stomping grounds.
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youknowhat Post time: 2015-11-3 22:28
sooo many land mines in the countryside of my dearest beloved vietnam, and my mum has a younger sis  ...

I am sorry the Vietnamese suffered so much from landmines. Children got their hands and legs blown off by carelessly picking up or stepping on some of these anti-personnel mines.

There is an international treaty to ban the use of land mines. Your first step is to get USofA to sign the treaty and than help clear Vietnam of the mines.
Land Mine Treaty Won't Be Signed By Obama Administration
A By DESMOND BUTLER
Posted: 03/18/2010 5:12 am EDT Updated: 05/25/2011 2:45 pm EDT

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has decided not to sign an international convention banning land mines.

State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said Tuesday that the administration recently completed a review and decided not to change the Bush-era policy.

"We decided that our land mine policy remains in effect," he said.
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robert237 Post time: 2015-11-3 23:06
Until all the mines have been cleared, this is nobody's stomping grounds.

Since these mines are on Chinese territory they would most probably have been laid during the Sino-Vietnam conflict of 1979.

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Since these mines are on Chinese territory they would most probably have been laid during the Sino ...

The mines predate the Sino-Vietnam conflict.

They were laid to prevent USAnians incursions into China.

After the USAnian incursions into Laos and and Cambodia, and the B52 bombings right up to the Chinese border, there was a real danger of that happening (and might have happened) as China was into a phase of self-emasculation and massive over-production of peasants rather than economic reforms, modernise and mobilise.
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robert237 Post time: 2015-11-3 23:06
Until all the mines have been cleared, this is nobody's stomping grounds.

Your part of a group called Stamp Out Landmines rant you?

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