All Articles on Depleted Uranium

A Paraguayan protester dressed as "Uncle Sam" during a 2005 march in Asuncion, Paraguay, against U.S. military forces. (Jorge Saenz / AP) Views
The World Will Not Mourn the Decline of U.S. Hegemony
The death count resulting from “American Era” U.S. foreign policy runs well into the many millions.
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We Are Failing a Generation of Iraqi Children
Hardly a week passes in Iraq without signs of violence leaving both children and adults with permanent physical and mental scars.
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The DMZ from the North Korean side (courtesy of yeowatzup / Flickr) Views
North Korea: The Costs of War, Calculated
Even a limited war with North Korea would kill millions, devastate the environment, and bankrupt the U.S. Preventing it should be the peace movement's highest priority.
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United States Says ‘Yes’ to Nuclear Weapons Tests, ‘No’ to a Nuke Ban Treat
US military: “We are prepared to use nuclear weapons”
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'The Resistance' That Doesn't Resist War
Simultaneously with Trump’s Inauguration, the liberal “opposition” announced the beginning of “The Resistance” against Trump’s openly racist and xenophobic reign. Most notably, “The Resistance” protested in airports against Trump’s ban of immigrants from seven Muslim nations. I myself participated...
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Trump’s Syria Attack Trampled Many Laws
As the U.S. mainstream media hails President Trump’s missile strike on Syria, there has been almost no attention to either the truth about its justification or the myriad of laws violated in its execution
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Nuclear Midnight Is Closer Than Ever – So Where’s the Resistance?
I watched from the front gates of Vandenberg Air Force Base at 11:39 pm PDT on February 8, 2017 as a pencil-thin beam of light shot above the treeline and disappeared into the atmosphere. The United States had conducted the first test launch of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile...
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Rethinking The Cost of War
What if casualties don’t end on the battlefield, but extend to future generations? Our reporting this year suggests the government may not want to know the answer
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If Only We Could Vote for Peace Instead of a 'Commander-in-Chief'
Maybe it’s the phrase — “commander in chief” — that best captures the transcendent absurdity and unaddressed horrors of the 2016 election season and the business as usual that will follow. I don’t want to elect anyone commander in chief: not the xenophobic misogynist and egomaniac, not the Henry...
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No Moral Superpower: Arundhati Roy, Edward Snowden, and the Crimes of Empire
When Arundhati Roy was preparing, in 2014, for a trip to Moscow to meet Edward Snowden, she was troubled by two things. One of them was the fact that the meeting was arranged to take place at the Ritz-Carlton, a beacon of luxury, celebrity, and unfettered greed — a symbol, in short, of what Roy has...
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