Why is the Canadian Landmine Foundation raising money for landmine clearance in a distant country twenty years after the treaty that was supposed to solve the landmine problem forever? Why doesn’t Cambodia pay for its own mine clearance?
We’re called upon to answer this question a lot here at the Canadian Landmine Foundation, and we believe it’s important for Canadians to understand their own complicity in the Vietnam War, as well as the terrible consequences of 30 years of conflict for the Cambodian people.
In this episode, we interview Canadian Landmine Foundation president Dr. Alistair Edgar, who has conducted field work in a number of landmine-affected nations including Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Cambodia.
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