How Dangerous Is Depleted Uranium? Depleted uranium, or DU, is a radioactive by-product from the industrial process used to enrich uranium. It is the leftover uranium-238 that results when scientists seek to transform naturally occurring uranium into uranium-235, which is used to produce nuclear energy. The Army values munitions manufactured from depleted uranium because, when fused with metal alloys, they are considered the most effective warhead for penetrating enemy tanks. Also, because…
Talk - Dr. Doug Rokke - Depleted Uranium (DU) - YouTube. Talk by Dr. Doug Rokke, former head of the Pentagon's Depleted Uranium Project speaking about depleted uranium November 16, 2002 at University Baptist Church in Seattle.
Iraq Is Now A Radioactive Wasteland - Depleted Uranium Is Starting To Take Its Toll Upon The Civilian Population
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Depleted Uranium And The Iraq War’s Legacy Of Cancer | Picture: An infant born with severe deformities in Fallujah Iraq, allegedly due to the heavy use of depleted uranium by US forces (Image from documentary “Beyond Treason”)