NWRG is a group of academics, researchers and media professionals that enquire effects of new kinds of war technologies

Report of Italian Governmental Commission on DU related diseases in Bosnia and Kosovo

Preliminary relation of Commission of Italian Ministry of Defense on incidence of malignant neoplasms among Italian military personnel in Bosnia and Kosovo. Published on 19 March 2001.

Original title: "Relazione preliminare della commissione istituita dal ministro della Difesa sull’incidenza di neoplasie maligne tra i militari impiegati in Bosnia e Kossovo".

Radiation Measurements of craters produced by Israeli Bomardments on Lebanon

A Study by Gamma-, Alpha- and Mass- Spectroscopy Measurements of Uranium Isotopes Activity and Mass Ratios in Dust, Soil and Water Samples Obtained from Craters Produced by Israeli Bombardments on Lebanon during the July\August Conflict 2006.

By Dr. Mohammed Ali Kobeissi, Professor of Physics and Researcher, member of Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research.

Radiation possible effects

Original title: DNA protective properties of vanillin against gamma-radiation under different conditions: Possible mechanisms.

By Maurya DK, Adhikari S, Nair CK, Devasagayam TP., Radiation Biology and Health Sciences Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai 400085, India.
Published on 17 June 2007.

DU and Gulf War Syndrome

Depleted uranium: all the questions about du and Gulf war syndrome are not yet answered

By Rosalie Bertell.

Published on International Journal of Health Services, Volume 36, Number 3, Pages 503–520, 2006 © 2006, Baywood Publishing Co., Inc.

Teratogenicity of depleted uranium aerosols

Teratogenicity of depleted uranium aerosols: A review from an epidemiological perspective.

By:
- Rita Hindin, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Concentration, University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Amherst, MA, USA.
- Doug Brugge, Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA, USA.
- Bindu Panikkar, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts School of Engineering, 200 College Avenue, Anderson Hall, Medford, MA, USA.

Health consequences of exposure to depleted uranium weapons

Original title: Depleted science: health consequences and mechanisms of exposure to fallout from depleted uranium weapons. Contribution to international du conference hamburg oct 16-19th 2003.

Biochemical and biophysical aspects of exposure to uranium

The health risks from exposure to uranium: advanced biochemical and biophysical aspects. By Chris Busby, Dept. Human Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Liverpool.

Illegal Use Of Canadian Uranium In DU Weapons

DU Expert Leuren Moret To Address Vancouver 9/11 Conference On Depleted Uranium (DU) Public Health Risk And On Illegal Use Of Canadian Uranium In DU Weapons, In Non-compliance With Canadian Law.
Published on 12 June 2007

DU: Washington's Secret Nuclear War (Al Jazeera)

Published on 14 September 2004.

Abstract: Illegal weapons of mass destruction have not only been found in Iraq but have been used against Iraqis and have even killed US troops.

But Washington and its allies have tried to cover up this outrage because the chief culprit is the US itself, argue American and other experts trying to expose what they say is a war crime.

U.S. Speeds Up Bomb Delivery for the Israelis (New York Times)

By David S. Cloud and Helen Cooper. Published on 22 July 2006.

Abstract: The Bush administration is rushing a delivery of precision-guided bombs to Israel, which requested the expedited shipment last week after beginning its air campaign against Hezbollah targets in Lebanon, American officials said Friday.

Guided Bomb Unit 28 Description

Abstract: The Guided Bomb Unit-28 (GBU-28) is a special weapon developed for penetrating hardened Iraqi command centers located deep underground. The GBU-28 is a 5,000-pound laser-guided conventional munition that uses a 4,400-pound penetrating warhead. The bombs are modified Army artillery tubes, weigh 4,637 pounds, and contain 630 pounds of high explosives. They are fitted with GBU-27 LGB kits, 14.5 inches in diameter and almost 19 feet long. The operator illuminates a target with a laser designator and then the munition guides to a spot of laser energy reflected from the target.

Israelis Rain Down Deadly DU On Lebanese Civilians

Published on 28 July 2006

Abstract: Esteemed depleted uranium expert Dr. Doug Rokke is pointing the finger at Israel for using deadly and illegal depleted uranium munitions against the Lebanese people which were sold to them by the U.S. government - and calls for an immediate halt to the practice.

Dr. Doug Rokke's military career spanned four decades before he was appointed as the head of the US Army's investigative team into the assessment and teaching of the dangers of depleted uranium.

Depleted Uranium Situation Worsens Requiring Immediate Action

By Dr. Doug Rokke, Ph.D., Major (retired) United States Army Reserve, Former Director U.S. Army Depleted Uranium Project.
Published on 26 July 2006.

The delivery of at least 100 GBU 28 bunker busters bombs containing depleted uranium warheads by the United States to Israel for use against targets in Lebanon will result in additional radioactive and chemical toxic contamination with consequent adverse health and environmental effects throughout the middle east. Israeli tank gunners are also using depleted uranium tank rounds as photographs verify.

US Regulations on Depleted Uranium (Source grassrootspeace.org)

By Dr. Doug Rokke, Ph.D., Major (retired) United States Army Reserve, Former Director U.S. Army Depleted Uranium Project. Published on 1 April 2004.

Abstract: Retired Major Doug Rokke, Ph.D. (USAR, retired), who was an Army health physicist during the Gulf war and was then responsible for trying to 'clean up' radiologically contaminated US equipment (RCE's) there, has been calling on the military to follow its own regulations. He and Damacio Lopez continue to make this call.

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