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Abby Martin: 100 Years of US Troops as Lab Rats

Dandelion Salad

with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on May 23, 2016

On Memorial Day, politicians will speak at ceremonies all over the country and repeat their favorite mantra: “Support the troops.” This pledge is hammered into the American psyche at every turn.

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The New Agent Orange

Depleted uranium, which is 1.67 times denser than lead, is all the rage in modern munitions. Because of its hardness, it can pierce almost any armor on the planet, and has become the new go-to armor-piercing substance for the United States Military. 986 kata lagi


Cancer toll in Serbia, from NATO's use of depleted uranium weapons

Depleted uranium used by NATO during bombing of Serbia takes its toll http://inserbia.info/today/2016/03/depleted-uranium-used-by-nato-during-bombing-of-serbia-takes-its-toll/ By InSerbia with agencies -Mar 29, 2016  BELGRADE The use of depleted uranium during NATO bombing of Serbia has caused long-term damage to Serbia and the Serbian people. 375 kata lagi


1999 U.S. Document Warned of Depleted Uranium in Kosovo

Published: January 9, 2001

PARIS, Jan. 8— After the NATO bombing campaign of 1999, the United States urged allied armies to take special precautions on entering Kosovo because American ammunition littering the landscape contained depleted uranium that posed possible health risks. 668 kata lagi


Italian Soldiers Keep Dying from ‘Balkan Syndrome’

At least 300 Italian soldiers may have died from exposure to depleted uranium in Bosnia and Kosovo – but the Italian authorities continue to deny the existence of a connection. 96 kata lagi


REFRESH: Jefferson Proving Ground – The NRC’s Role

Jim Smith
Health Physicist
Materials Decommissioning Branch

Most people think of nuclear reactors when they think of the NRC. Some may think of nuclear medicine or uranium. 602 kata lagi


Radiation effects of depleted uranium continue to bring disease and death in Iraq

Fallujah (pop. 300,000) is Iraq’s most contaminated city.

Cancers in Fallujah catapulted from 40 cases among 100,000 people in 1991 to at least 1,600 by 2005. 1.234 kata lagi