All Articles on Depleted Uranium

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Iraq: A Nation Destroyed by American Contempt
Iraq’s dismal health situation is testimony to the invasion of the country by foreign forces, including now the takeover of important parts of its territory by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Iraqi people have been the subject of mass executions, rape, torture and, in addition...
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Destroying What Remains
How the U.S. Navy plans to war game the Arctic
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Hillary the Hawk
Announcing her latest campaign for the presidency, Hillary Clinton declared she was entering the race to be the champion for “everyday Americans.” As a lawmaker and diplomat, however, Clinton has long championed military campaigns that have killed scores of “everyday” people abroad, from Iraq to...
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As a Veteran, I See ‘American Sniper’ as Dangerous, But Not for the Reasons You’d Think
After watching the movie “American Sniper,” I called a friend named Garett Reppenhagen who was an American sniper in Iraq. He deployed with a cavalry scout unit from 2004 to 2005 and was stationed near FOB Warhorse. I asked him if he thought this movie really mattered. “Every portrayal of a...
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'Low-life Scum' vs. 'Great American Villain' as Citizens Arrest Targets Kissinger
'Henry Kissinger is responsible for the deaths of millions. He’s a murderer, a liar, a crook, and a thug, and should be tried at the Hague.'
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Cashing In on the ISIS Crisis
No matter how pointless these wars prove, America’s military-industrial complex makes a killing.
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US Military Failing to Treat, Or Even Track, Exposure to Chemical Weapons
NYT report reveals that, in addition to Iraqi and Iranian civilians, U.S. service members have likely been placed in harm's way with little recourse
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The Cancer of Violent Extremism
“As we look to the future, one issue risks a cycle of conflict that could derail so much progress. And that is the cancer of violent extremism that has ravaged so many parts of the Muslim world.” The cancer of violent extremism . . . I listen to the president’s words and stare into the void. All I...
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'War is the Antithesis of Motherhood:' A Voice From Puerto Rico
Members of Iraq Veterans Against the War , along with allies from various peace and justice organizations, congregated at the Woodbine Ecological Center in Sadalia, Colorado last month to attend the 2014 IVAW National Convention and commemorate the 10th anniversary of the post-9/11-era anti-war...
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Veteran Seeks Answers on Depleted Uranium
I served as a Hospital Corpsman with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines in Operation Phantom Fury in Fallujah, Iraq. The fighting was heavy, and it was the bloodiest Marine battle since Iwo Jima. The city itself was left as a wasteland worse than anything you’d see in a Mad Max film. There was enough loss...
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