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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] I posted a message recently regarding suspected use of Depleted Uranium guided weapons in the Afghan War, and concerns about their probable use in a new attack on Iraq. Last week another researcher discovered US Patents verifying the development of Uranium guided weapon warheads since 1985. This has immediate implications for US & UK war plans in Iraq. It increases the probability that there are serious health risks in Afghanistan and for expat troops and civilians who have been there recently. It casts serious doubt on UK Government assurances that no Depleted Uranium weapons have been used in Afghanistan. I have updated my website again to put all available data in the public domain. This includes the new data from the US Patent Office verifying Uranium warheads added to http://www.eoslifework.co.uk/u23.htm (details in a new PDF file). The Uranium Hazards for Iraq report (24 September) is now added as a web page (as well as a PDF file) at http://www.eoslifework.co.uk/u231.htm Implications for UNEP studies in the Balkans and Afghanistan have been amended in Depleted Uranium weapons 2001-2002 at http://www.eoslifework.co.uk/du2012.htm The independent operation of UNEP is vital to international confidence in allied military operations. Their work has apparently been compromised over the past 2 years by NATO governments to sanitise the reputation of Uranium weapons. Perhaps also to counter ongoing health concerns in Iraq. They have no published plans to investigate Uranium hazards in Afghanistan despite specific intentions to do so in their new study on Bosnia starting this month. yours, Dai Williams, independent weapons researcher Woking, Surrey firstname.lastname@example.org _______________________________________________ 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