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[ Converted text/html to text/plain ] 9/5 And based on Kim Sengupta's 5th of Sept. article "US sends heavy armour to Gulf as campaign grows" in the Independent, A-10 attack aircraft and US M1A1 Abrahms/British Challenger tanks based in Kuwait mean further use of DU armaments--which should produce an outcry from the Commission on Human Rights in Geneva. In addition to radioactive warfare, one wonders if 'Daisy Cutters' and other horrendous weapons are being considered for usage against thousands of Iraqi civilians. Daniel >From: Milan Rai >Reply-To: email@example.com >To: CASI list >Subject: [casi] DU speculation >Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 07:56:34 -0000 > >Great sub-editing today in the Guardian Online supplement. > >Top of page 11 'How Islam kickstarted science: Keith Devlin on the >influence that science, culture and technology owe to Islam' > >Immediately below that, 'The heavy metal logic bomb: Do new bombs >use depleted uranium? David Hambling does the sums'. > >Suggests that the new Advanced Unitary Penetrator likely to be used >against buried targets in the next war on Iraq contain quarter of a ton >of DU each, which will be punched into the ground well below the >water table, creating environmental risks for thousands of years. > >How the debt is being repaid. > >Cheers > >Mil > > > >_______________________________________________ >Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. >To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss >To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org >All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Send and receive Hotmail on your mobile device: Click Here ===References:=== 1. http://g.msn.com/1HM1ENUS/c152??PI=44364 _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk