"Iraq is a toxic wasteland"

Radioactive Ammunition Fired in Middle East May Claim More Lives Than Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Sherwood Ross
November 19, 2007

By firing radioactive ammunition, the U.S., U.K., and Israel may have triggered a nuclear holocaust in the Middle East that, over time, will prove deadlier than the U.S. atomic bombing of Japan.

So much ammunition containing depleted uranium(DU) has been fired, asserts nuclear authority Leuren Moret, “The genetic future of the Iraqi people for the most part, is destroyed.”

“More than ten times the amount of radiation released during atmospheric testing (of nuclear bombs) has been released from depleted uranium weaponry since 1991,” Moret writes, including radioactive ammunition fired by Israeli troops in Palestine.

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“Uranium was named after the Greek god Uranus. For many, that heritage could not have been more appropriate. Uranus sired abnormal children, some with only one eye, and the metal is supposed to do the same. Uranus was castrated, and the metal is alleged to sterilise. Uranus shed blood on the earth, releasing furies; uranium has shed blood, and continues to inspire furious debate. For others, however, the fact that Uranus was a myth is the most important feature, because to them the public understanding of uranium is mired in fable.”

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