[lit-ideas] Re: Willie Pete

  • From: Judy Evans <judithevans1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2005 14:32:19 +0000

Wednesday, November 9, 2005, 4:43:31 AM, Robert Paul wrote:

RP> White phosphorus shells, and napalm, terrible as the latter is, are not
RP> illegal weapons.

Used as an incendiary weapon wp is banned by Protocol III of the 1980
UN convention (if used in civilan areas?).  But the US has though
it has ratified the convention not ratified Protocol III.

here's the Protocol


Judy Evans, Cardiff, UK

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