All Articles on Depleted Uranium

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There Is No Future in War: Youth Rise Up, a Manifesto
Statement written by Ben Norton, Tyra Walker, Anastasia Taylor, Alli McCracken, Colleen Moore, Jes Grobman, Ashley Lopez
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“ISIS” is Arabic for “Khmer Rouge”
One of the biggest frauds surrounding the Islamic State in Syria (ISIS) is that its emergence was unforeseen, indeed, unforeseeable. Nothing could be further from the truth. Forty-five years ago, the U.S. created another ISIS—a virulent, apocalyptic movement of anti-Western fundamentalists—during...
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A 19th-century cartoon skewers British imperialism in the Middle East. The current tumult in the region today is a direct result of the arbitrary boundaries and divide-and-rule tactics employed by the imperial British and French. (Image: Middle East Cartoon History) Views
ISIS: The Spoils of the “Great Loot” in the Middle East
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
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US Fired Depleted Uranium on Civilian Areas in Iraq: Report
'Iraqi civilians have been forced to live and work in a contaminated environment,' finds Dutch peace organization Pax.
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Many Voices, One Call: 'We Refuse US Military Intervention in Iraq'
From within Iraq and across the world, opponents condemn push for a new US military campaign in war-tattered nation
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The US secretary of state, John Kerry, (left) meets the Ukrainian foreign minister, Andriy Deshchytsya, in Geneva last month. (Photograph: Pool/Rex) Views
Kerry’s Propaganda War on Russia’s RT
When specialists with a good sense of history insist that war with Russia is “not unthinkable” precipitated by events in Ukraine, one should take careful note. The “not unthinkable” quote is from pre-eminent American historian of Russia, Stephen F. Cohen, who recently appeared with John J...
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Losing Another Decade
“We cannot afford to lose another decade.” My God. There’s more darkness in this quote than the New York Times intended. I winced when I read these words of Ottmar Edenhofer, co-chairman of the committee that wrote the latest United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC report,...
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Shane Red Hawk of the Sicangu Lakota band of the Rosebud Sioux and his daughter Tshina Red Hawk in a horseback ride in protest of the Keystone XL in Washington on Tuesday. (Credit: European Pressphoto Agency) Views
The Cowboy Indian Alliance Rises to Protect Our Common Land and Water
“Indigenous sovereignty is all about protecting the land, the water, the animals, and all the environment we share.” —Idle No More co-founder Sylvia McAdam It’s not everyday you see cowboys helping to set up a tipi encampment, but that’s what is happening this week on the National Mall. An unlikely...
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#RightToHeal: 11 Years After US Invasion, Bearing Witness to Iraq War's Lasting Harm
Iraqi civil society organizers and US military veterans launch People's Hearing on occupation's ongoing toxic legacy
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Released from Irish Jail, 79-year-old Peace Activist Vows to Keep Protesting
Facing another trial and a return to prison, Margaretta D'Arcy says she will keep protesting to highlight what she called, "this colonising of our airport for illegal and immoral purposes."
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