Depleted Uranium

Depleted Uranium has been likened to the biblical wormwood, bringing with it cancers and deformity. It has also been linked with Gulf War Syndrome leaving a legacy of disease and death for generations, not only for Iraqis, but for UK/US troops too

Dr Aiman Qeis cares for babies at Fallujah General Hospital, which has a high rate of children born with congenital defects. Click to enlarge

The Children of Fallujah – the hospital of horrors

Robert Fisk on the legacy of crimes committed during the 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq

The Art of War/The Science of Death: A Trumpet Reveille

In Ukrainian, Chernobyl means Wormwood. Given what has followed since with Fukushima and the ravages of Depleted Uranium was the Biblical reference to ‘Wormwood’ a warning? And is so what more can we expect?

Depleted uranium used by US forces blamed for birth defects and cancer in Iraq

Cancer is more common than flu in the Iraqi city of Najaf, while in Basra and Fallujah it is estimated that over half of all babies conceived after the start of the war were born with heart defects

The Children of Fallujah – the hospital of horrors

Part II of Robert Fisk’s report from Fallujah a decade after it was ‘liberated’ by U.S. forces

Depleted uranium: a strange way to protect Libyan civilians

The coalition is reportedly using Depleted Uranium ordnance in Libya. Just as it did in Iraq and Afghanistan where it is now associated with increased rates of cancer and birth defects

Birth defects in Fallujah ‘on the rise since U.S. operation’

‘Before 2003 [the start of the war] I was seeing sporadic numbers of deformities in babies’, Dr Ayman Qais says. ‘Now the frequency of deformities has increased dramatically’

Depleted uranium found in Gaza victims

Norwegian medics tell Press TV that they’ve found traces of Depleted Uranium in some of the wounded they treated

Over 70,000 deaths, and over 1 million disabilities among American soldiers

Largely unpublicised, an official U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has put the number of U.S. soldiers who have perished as a result of exposure to Depleted Uranium based bio-chemical weapons at 73, 846 – more deaths than Vietnam

Depleted Uranium – Far Worse Than 9/11

In deposing the Taliban and removing Saddam Hussein the Anglo-American alliance replaced them with something infinitely worse. Depleted Uranium: a crime against humanity, which will be paid for by innocents for generations to come

Cancer in Iraq vets raises possibility of toxic exposure

Iraq war veterans are increasingly falling prey to aggressive cancers, the chief suspect: Depleted Uranium

America’s Use of Radiological Weapons Part I

Linked to horrendous birth deformities (left), cancer and Gulf War Syndrome among soldiers and civlians alike, the use of Depleted Uranium will surely go down as one of the great crimes of modern times. Yet still the Pentagon continues to use it

America’s Use of Radiological Weapons Part II

Depleted Uranium (DU) has been likened to the biblical “wormwood”. Mark Gaffney continues his study of the use of DU and its horrific consequences

Depleted Uranium in Hawaii

It’s called “depleted” uranium, it’s radioactive and on impact and when burned it releases nano-particles of radioactive uranium into the environment. Now it appears the US is using depleted uranium rounds within its own borders for target practice

Study suggests cancer risk from depleted uranium

Depleted Uranium (DU) has been linked to increased levels of cancer, birth deformities and Gulf War Syndrome. Yet DU is still a crucial piece of Anglo-American ordnance

Poison DUst

Depleted Uranium is no longer just taking a toll of Iraqi civilians and Coalition soldiers; its effects are now also evident among the offspring of soldiers returned from Iraq. Watch filmmaker Sue Harris’s telling 90 minute video here

Gulf War Syndrome, Depleted Uranium And The Dangers Of Low-Level Radiation

Take a look and see what your taxes have helped pay for: a munition that the UK and US governments insist has no harmful side effects

Depleted Uranium Alert! Invisible War Part 4

The ‘Wormwood’ of ancient prophecy has come to pass in the form of Depleted Uranium. More on the dangers of DU and how US army Doctors and medical researchers who sought raise the alarm were lied to, threatened and derided

Depleted Uranium: Invisible War

The ‘Wormwood’ of ancient prophecy has come to pass in the form of Depleted Uranium, bringing with it disease, deformity and lingering death to Iraqi children (left) and Gulf War Syndrome to US veterans alike

The DIME Bomb: Yet another genotoxic weapon, Part III

First came Depleted Uranium (DU), which brought widespread cancers, birth deformities and most probably Gulf War Syndrome too. Now the Israelis have taken this catalogue of horrors a step further with Dense Inert Metal Explosives (DIME)

Depleted Uranium, Another Gift From The Imperialists

In Gulf War I the US admits to using 300 tons of Depleted Uranium, although the actual figure is probably closer to 800 tons. In Gulf War II 1500 tons were used, bringing cancer, death and deformity to Coalition troops and innocent Iraqis for generations