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26 June 2006

International Herald Tribune, Opinion

Informed by the harrowing lessons of World War II, the United Nations Charter was signed in San Francisco on June 26, 1945. Exactly 61 years later, the UN review conference on small arms will open on Monday in New York. This will be the first major conference on the UN program of action on the global menace of small and light weapons of combat. In recent years, discussions on terror and safety have tended to concentrate on weapons of mass destruction. And yet there are... (

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