Depleted Uranium Munitions

Depleted uranium is a long-term, life-threatening nuclear weapon that the U.S. currently uses. Depleted uranium munitions meet the definition of weapon of mass destruction in two out of three categories under U.S. Federal Code (Title 50 Chapter 40 Section 2302). On the battlefield, depleted uranium munitions exert three effects on living systems: it is a heavy metal “chemical” poison, a “radioactive” poison and has a “particulate” effect due to the very tiny size of the particles that are 0.1 microns and smaller. As with the birth defects in Vietnam from Agent Orange, the birth defect effects in Kosovo and Iraq from DU are rapidly becoming known.

Atrocities and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Atrocities and Weapons of Mass Destruction

This footnoted research piece contains several reposted articles from various authors and sources detailing war crimes in Iraq, particularly Fallujah, the questionable tactics undertaken by the US Military to promote the use of depleted uranium weapons of mass destruction, and the desecration of bodies intended to cover up the fact that most were civilians. The post contains extremely graphic content that will be distressing to sensitive individuals.

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