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Depleted Uranium Weapons

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On the Web: Articles

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

Campaign Against Depleted Uranium (CADU).

Citizen Soldier.

Depleted Uranium Education Project.

Depleted Uranium Watch.

Global Association for Banning Depleted Uranium Weapons.

International Depleted Uranium Study Team.

National Gulf War Resource Center.

Recent Articles on Depleted Uranium Munitions. Nukewatch (2003).

Trail of a Bullet. Scott Peterson series for Christian Science Monitor.

Traprock Peace Center (Deerfield MA).

Uranium Medical Research Center.

Veterans for America.

In the Library: Articles

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).

In the Library: Fiction

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In the Library: Photography

Morizumi, Takashi. A Different Nuclear War: Children of the Gulf War (Hiroshima: Nakamohonten, 2002).

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Doctor, the Depleted Uranium and the Dying Children" [2004], 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" [1997], by People's Video Network, 52m. From People's Video Network.

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