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Campaign Update: Landmines and IEDs

 Recently the Global Campaign was asked to write an op-ed column for breakingdefense.com.  During preparation of the column we were asked to clarify the relationship between landmines and IEDs.  This question arose specifically in the context of U.S. House Resolution 190 and our observation that the United Nations issues an annual resolution condemning landmines.

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Campaign Update 14 November 2012

Congressman Gellegly (R-CA) rejects response to Congressional Letter to President Obama on IEDs and Veterans - On behalf of the 92 bi-partisan members of the House of Representatives, Congressman Elton Gallegly rejected as "inadequate" the response received from the Administration.

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Campaign Update 15 October 2012

Response to the Congressional Letter has been received - Responding on behalf of President Obama, Michael A. Sheehan, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict” and Robert A. Blecksmith, Assistant Director, FBI Critical Incident Response Group replied to the letter from 92 Members of Congress.

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Campaign Update 01 June 2012

Twenty-three more House Members add their signatures to the Letter to President Obama – Twenty-Five more members of the U.S. House of Representatives  today joined their colleagues in sending a letter to President Obama.

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Campaign Update 11 May 2012

The Letter to President Obama has been sent with 69 signatories – Sixty-nine members of the U.S. House of Representatives  today sent a letter to President Obama calling for a unified U.S. strategy and international action against Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). 

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Campaign Update 25 April 2012

42 Members of Congress sign letter to President Obama on IEDs – Forty-two members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter to President Obama calling for a unified U.S. strategy and international action against Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).

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Campaign Update 22 Mar 2012

This week has seen us gather a great deal more support for the
Letter from Members of Congress to President Obama on IEDs and
other areas of the Global Campaign against IEDs. As of Monday,
March 19, 2012 the list we have from Representative Gallegly´s
Office includes 15 signatories for the letter:
 
 

This week has seen us gather a great deal more support for the Letter from Members of Congress to President Obama on IEDs and other areas of the Global Campaign against IEDs...

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Campaign Update 16 Mar 2012

We continue to make progress in several areas.  First, the response to our request for signatories on the letter to President Obama on IEDs continues to be very promising.

 

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Campaign Update 4 Mar 2012

First, the response to our request for signatories on the letter to President Obama on IEDs is very promising. In just the short time the letter has been available for signature in Congressman Gallegly’s office, we already have commitments from Members representing the House Foreign Affairs Committee; House Ways and Means...

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Campaign Update 24 Jan 2012

Update of activities for the Global Campaign against IEDs for the Week ending January 20, 2012

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