Depleted Uranium Weapons
(see also War vs. Environment)
Are Depleted Uranium Weapons Sickening US Troops?. Deborah Hastings, AP (8/12/06).
US & UK Deploy New Uranium Weapons Contaminating Iraq's Environment, Civilians & the Coalition's Own Troops. Tedd Weyman (8/10/04). Review of "The Doctor, the Depleted Uranium & the Dying Children."
Depleted Uranium: The War Crime that Has No End. Paul Rockwell, OnLine Journal (2/24/04).
US Forces' Use of Depleted Uranium is "Illegal". Neil Mackay, Edinburgh Sunday Herald (3/30/03).
Iraqis Grapple with Post-War Radioactivity. Scott Peterson, Christian Science Monitor (7/10/03).
Remains of Toxic Bullets Litter Iraq. Scott Peterson, Christian Science Monitor (5/15/03).
WHO Studies Depleted Uranium in Iraq. BBC (8/23/01).
Vieques Residents Alarmed by Depleted Uranium Reports. Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero, Common Dreams (1/20/01).
Depleted Uranium: The Next Generation. Alex Kirby, BBC (1/18/01).
Depleted Uranium Haunts Kosovo & Iraq. Scott Peterson, Middle East Report 215 (sum 2000).
Depleted Uranium: The Lingering Poison. Alex Kirby, BBC (6/7/99).
DU's Global Spread Spurs Debate Over Effect on Humans. Scott Peterson, Christian Science Monitor (4/29/99).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Recent Articles on Depleted Uranium Munitions. Nukewatch (2003).
Trail of a Bullet. Scott Peterson series for Christian Science Monitor.
Traprock Peace Center (Deerfield MA).
Abu-Qare, A.W. & M. B. Abou-Donia. "Depleted uranium: the growing concern," Journal of Applied Toxicology 22,3 (5-6/02):149-52.
Alvarez, Robert. "DU at home," Nation (4/9/01):24.
Anon. "Depleted uranium again," Nuclear Energy 41,2 (3/02):86-87.
Berrigan, Philip. "Depleted uranium: made in USA," National Catholic Reporter (2/25/00):12.
Borst, Barbara. "Conference: DU may pose health risk to troops, Iraqis," Santa Cruz Sentinel (6/15/03):A-7.
Casa, Kathryn. "Depleted uranium: the ongoing danger in Kosovo," National Catholic Reporter (7/16/99):10.
Flamand, Annasofie & Giles Treadle. "Depleted uranium: the war of words rages on," Middle East 293 (9/99):8-11.
Hamilton, El. "Depleted uranium (DU): A holistic consideration of DU & related matters," Science of the Total Environment 281,1 (12/17/01):5-21.
Meddings, D.R. & M. Haldimann. "Depleted uranium in Kosovo: an assessment of potential exposure for aid workers," Health Physics 82,4 (3/02):467-72.
Mesler, Bill. "Depleted uranium: a long term risk," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 53,6 (11-12/97):63-64.
_________. "The mess NATO left behind, " Progressive (8/99): 26-28.
Mould, R.F. "Depleted uranium & radiation-induced lung cancer & leukemia," British Journal of Radiology 74,884 (8/01):677-83.
Parsons, Robert James. "The Balkan DU cover-up," Nation (4/9/01):22-24.
Pearce, M.S. & E. Cardis. "Depleted uranium: cause for concern, or just a good story?" Pediatric Hematology & Oncology 18,6 (9/01):367-70.
Peterson, Scott. "Depleted uranium haunts Kosovo & Iraq," MERIP Report 215 (sum 2000).
___________. "Remains of toxic bullets litter Iraq," Christian Science Monitor (5/15/03):1,8.
Rosen, O. "Depleted uranium kills," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 56,3 (5-6/00):68, & reply following.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Depleted Uranium Education Project. Metal of Dishonor, Depleted Uranium: How the Pentagon Radiates Soldiers & Civilians with DU Weapons (NY: International Action Center, 1997).
Fahey, Dan. Don't Look, Don't Find: Gulf War Veterans, the US Government & Depleted Uranium, 1990-2000 (Lewiston ME: Military Toxins Project, 2000).
Gut, Anne & Bruno Vitale. Depleted Uranium: Deadly, Dangerous & Indiscriminate. The Full Picture (ed. Peter Low; Nottingham: Spokesman, 2003).
Michaelsen, Christopher. The Use of Depleted Uranium Weapons in Iraq: A War Crime? (Canberra: Australian National U., 2005).
Rostker, Bernard. Depleted Uranium: A Case Study of Good & Evil (Santa Monica CA: RAND, 2002).
US Department of Energy, Office of Environmental Management. Depleted Uranium: kA DOE Management Challenge (Springfield VA: National Technical Information Service, 1995).
UN Environment Program. The Kosovo Conflict: Consequences for the Environment & Human Settlements (Geneva: UNEP, 1999).
__________. Depleted Uranium in Kosovo: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment (Stevenage UK, 2001).
__________, Depleted Uranium in Serbia & Montenegro: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment (Stevenage, UK: SMI, 2002).
Walker, J. Samuel. Permissible Dose: A History of Radiation Protection in the 20th Century (Berkeley: U. California Press, 2000).
Webster, Donovan. Aftermath: The Remnants of War (NY: Pantheon, 1996).
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Morizumi, Takashi. A Different Nuclear War: Children of the Gulf War (Hiroshima: Nakamohonten, 2002).
"The Doctor, the Depleted Uranium and the Dying Children" , dir. Freider Wagner & Valentin Thurn, ?m. German TV film on the consequences of the use of these weapons in Iraq.
"Metal of Dishonor, Depleted Uranium: The Pentagon's Secret Radioactive Weapon" , by People's Video Network, 52m. From People's Video Network.