28 May 2008

No More Cluster Bombs

Cluster bombs: a long time favorite of mine in video games like Worms, has gotten the boot today as an acceptable wartime weapon. I guess Marvel Studios will have to rethink how Iron Man ended up in the Afghanistan desert, eh?

Click here for the MSNBC article

Update 5/30/08: Apparently the U.S. and a number of other key countries are not going for this. That would figure. Click here for the MSNBC article.

1 comment:

AJ said...

So a bomb that is designed to increase its area of effectiveness is no longer acceptable, but a nuke -- even a tactical one -- with a huge area of effect and fallout is still acceptable? I suppose you gotta start somewhere.