A Silent Killer in Times of War and in Times of Peace
April 12, 2011
It was used in both Gulf War I and II; in Kuwait, Afghanistan, Bosnia, and now in Libya. Even though it is widely known how dangerous this toxic substance is, the United States and Britain have refused to sign a ban that prevents aggressors from using it when involved in military conflict. With an average lifespan of 4.5 million years, depleted uranium will continue to murder almost indefinitely, generation after generation with no consequences for those who utilize it indiscriminately against innocent and unsuspecting populations.