W&L's Drumbl on CNN.com: “The Truth About Child Soldiers”
Mark Drumbl, the Class of 1975 Alumni Professor and director of the Transnational Law Institute at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, published a March 19 opinion piece, “The Truth About Child Soliders,” on cnn.com, arguing that addressing the issue will require the international community to tackle difficult truths and to avoid generalizations about both the reasons for the children’s plight and the appropriate response.
“We should recognize the diversity among child soldiers,” Drumbl writes. “Not helpless victims or demented perpetrators, but as individuals with promise, potential, entitlements and reciprocal obligations.”
You can read the full piece online on cnn.com.