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10 Years After Iraq Invasion: Continued Myths, Hundreds of Thousands Killed
This week marks ten years since the U.S. invasion of Iraq. The Iraq war, which most today in the U.S. see as a mistake , has cost the U.S. trillions of dollars, billions of which were " wasted ." But the devastation for the people of Iraq is incalculable: hundreds of thousands have been killed,...
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10 Years After Invasion, US Depleted Uranium Continues to Devastate Iraq
US persistent refusal to release data hampering efforts to eradicate contamination
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Texas Toxic Dump Site May Benefit from Owner's Political Largesse
Nation's radioactive waste may soon be traveling at rapid pace to Texas disposal site
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Legacy of US Weapons-Caused Birth Defects Still Haunts Iraq
War's cruel legacy continues to unleash itself on the children of Iraq as weapons used by the U.S. have left Iraqi children with horrific birth defects, and the problem shows no signs of abating, Inter Press Service is reporting today. "In 2004 the Americans tested all kinds of chemicals and...
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'Unsung Hero' Brian Haw, British Anti-war Activist, 1949-2011
British anti-war activist will be remembered for his unyielding protest on behalf of children killed in conflict.
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Mounting Alarm Over US Use of Depleted Uranium Arms in Libya
The countries involved in air strikes on Colonel Gaddafi’s forces in Libya are coming under pressure to ban the use of toxic depleted uranium (DU) weapons because of the dangers they could pose to civilians. The US has refused to rule out the use of DU shells in Libya, though it claims not to have...
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Research Links Rise in Falluja Birth Defects and Cancers to US Assault
• Defects in newborns 11 times higher than normal • 'War contaminants' from 2004 attack could be cause
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Is Navy Plan a Threat to World's Oldest Killer Whales?
WASHINGTON - Could Ruffles and Granny be in trouble? At 59, Ruffles is the oldest known male orca in the world, one of an estimated 150 orcas known to inhabit the Puget Sound and the coast of Washington state. Granny is his 99-year-old mother. Environmentalists fear for the safety of the whales as...
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Army Downplays Depleted Uranium Risk on Hawaiian Island
Radiation levels safe at Pohakuloa, Army says
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Vietnam's Forgotten War Victims
When Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, visited Vietnam on Thursday she extolled the country's "unlimited potential" and strong trade relations with the US. But the words must have rung hollow for Ngyuen Ngoc Phuong, who has seen his potential destroyed by American chemical poisoning...
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