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Depleted uranium found in Kosovo

Posted by smeddum on March 24, 2009

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Depleted uranium found in Gaza victims

Posted by smeddum on January 5, 2009


Depleted uranium found in Gaza victims 
Sun, 04 Jan 2009    Press TV

Medics tell Press TV they have found traces of depleted uranium in some Gaza residents wounded in Israel’s ground offensive on the strip. 

Norwegian medics told Press TV correspondent Akram al-Sattari that some of the victims who have been wounded since Israel began its attacks on the Gaza Strip on December 27 have traces of depleted uranium in their bodies.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Uranium Weapons in Afghanistan: The Silent Genocide

Posted by seumasach on December 13, 2008

With  every passing day the deep, strategic, unspoken and unspeakable agenda of the Anglo-american elite becomes clearer: that agenda is genocide.

Christopher Horstel


11th December
A special issue in the field of war crimes committed by occupation forces in Afghanistan are so-called uranium weapons (1). Uranium is a heavy metal – and, as a consequence, has an extremely strong armour piercing effect. Since dirt-poor Afghanistan clearly cannot afford the luxury of any special armour-plating, the question has to be asked: what purpose does the use of such specialised weaponry serve when the military necessity is questionable?

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The Weapon of Mass Destruction Is Cancer

Posted by seumasach on June 25, 2008

R.B, Stuart

Huffington Post

June 24, 2008

In March, 2003 my sister, Army Captain Chaplain Fran E. Stuart was deployed to Iraq with the rest of her battalion, from Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, the 101st Airborne. The uncharted desert would not only hold uncertainty for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, but if she survived during her one-year deployment, she would return to the U. S. forever changed.

Although the changes that would occur two years to the day from her return home were changes she never could have fathomed. Not only had the desert sand, gun blasts and heat penetrated the armor of her psyche, but a carcinogen did too. It made a home in her body, mixed between the Anthrax Vaccine, depleted uranium, crude oil smog, and contaminated water dished up with every meal. It would, in two years, become part of the wrapping around her inner organs like an Octopus, gathering its fuel from her central abdomen. The volleyball size tumor would become the pregnancy she never had — and the birth of cancer she’d never forget.

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