The Iraq Project

"Military men are just dumb stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy.”
- Henry Kissinger,
quoted in Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States
Betrayed Its Own POW's in Vietnam

Leuren Moret has written a thorough article on what going to war is doing to the soldiers are GOP professes to care so much about. She's got a lot of ugly factoids that will leave you reeling and more than a little angry.

Want an example? 8 out of 20 men who served in one unit in the 2003 U.S. military offensive in Iraq now have malignancies. How did this happen? Not the vaccines you may hear about elsewhere. It's because of exposure to depleted uranium.

But there's more.
Not only were soldiers exposed to DU on and off the battlefields, but they brought it home. DU in the semen of soldiers internally contaminated their wives, partners and girlfriends.

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