December 19, 2012

U.S. Munitions to Blame for Iraq Birth Defects?

Alex Smoltczyk, Der Spiegel

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The guns have been silent in Iraq for years, but in Basra and Fallujah the number of birth defects and cancer cases is on the rise. Locals believe that American uranium-tipped munitions are to blame and some researchers think they might be right.

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