We often never realize the aftermath of the wars we conducted throughout the world. We have been fighting in Afghanistan for over a decade at this time. A lot of America’s munitions use Depleted Uranium(DU) casing. As the name would hint at, this material is highly radioactive. With this ongoing campaign the amount of radiation exploded within the borders of Afghanistan is far more deadly than the firepower used. Sometimes we needed to be reminded of the carnage that these materials leave in their wake. Here is a link to some photos of the birth defects which has been caused.
WARNING VERY GRAPHIC – Victims of Uranium Munitions–Afghanistan