Issue 406 of New Internationalist
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Depleted Uranium: the poisoned legacy
When a depleted uranium (DU) munition hits a tank, it punctures its armour with ease and vapourizes into a fireball, causing total destruction. Lethal and effective, it’s no wonder that DU weapons have been used by US, British and NATO forces in recent conflicts. But has anyone measured the human cost? This month's NI explores a terrain of denial and neglect.
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