What Makes a Weapon Inhumane?

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There have been plenty of nasty weapons throughout the history of mankind, but what is it that makes some weapons too inhumane to be used in war?

Sources Cited and Further Reading:

https://www.icrc.org/en/document/1980-convention-certain-conventional-weapons#.VKkpP2SG-rY
https://web.archive.org/web/20100717100420/http://treaties.un.org/Pages/ViewDetails.aspx?src=TREATY&mtdsg_no=XXVI-2&chapter=26&lang=en
http://disarmament.un.org/treaties/t/ccwc
http://www.crimesofwar.org/a-z-guide/weapons/
http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/munitions/napalm-war.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_chemical_arms_control_agreements#See_also

Much of the research for this video was compiled by two very helpful volunteers: Alan Le and Isaac Best!

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