MILITARY: Korean war, land mines, UN, US, expenditures
Roots of Peace: (ROP) works to unearth dangerous landmines in war-torn countries and empowers the local communities scarred by these inhumane weapons. Working to build sustainable crops on land once too dangerous to traverse is how we transform the scars of conflict into the roots of peace.
Land Mine Monitor a civil society-based program providing research and monitoring on progress made in eliminating landmines, cluster munitions, and other explosive remnants of war.
Use of Agent Orange within Korean DMZ
Significant information regarding Agent Orange use along Koreas DMZ is now becoming available. The Pentagon has confirmed that Agent Orange was used from April 1968 through July 1969 to defoliate the fields of fire between the front line defensive positions and the south barrier fence. Additional information is beginning to appear, which more begins to more specifically detail both the times, locations and potential troop units that could have been exposed to the chemical spraying.