Depleted Uranium Impacts on Children

New Study Documents Depleted Uranium Impacts on Children in Iraq

Foreign Policy Journal by David Swanson | Sep 21, 2019 |

A new study shows an association between depleted uranium, used by the US during the Iraq war, and the risk of birth defects in Iraqi children.

In the years following 2003, the US military dotted Iraq with over 500 military bases, many of them close to Iraqi cities.

These cities suffered the impacts of bombs, bullets, chemical and other weapons, but also the environmental damage of open burn pits on US bases, abandoned tanks and trucks, and the storage of weapons on US bases, including depleted uranium weapons. Here’s a map of some of the US bases:

Now, the British are said to be planning to send depleted uranium shells to Ukraine to be fired from their Challenger tanks but I’ll end here as I don’t didn’t want those photos from Iraq on this site because they’re too “graphic!” Click the above Foreign Policy Journal by David Swanson only if you have the stomach to see the photos!

“Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which is on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!” Isaiah 28:1

“For the day of the Lord is near upon all the nations. As you have done, it shall be done to you; your dealings will return upon your own head” Obadiah 1:15

“In all your dwelling places the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places shall be desolate, that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, and your idols may be broken and cease, and your images may be cut down, and your works may be abolished” Ezekiel 6:6

~ by Joel Huan on March 25, 2023.

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