Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Alarm over radioactive legacy left by attack on Lebanon

It appears that Israel may have used uranium-based weapons in its attack on Lebanon this year. Read more by following the links below to the independent website:

Robert Fisk: Mystery of Israel's secret uranium bomb

Chris Bellamy: An enigma that only the Israelis can fully explain

UN investigates Israel's 'uranium weapons'

The United Nations Environment Programme is investigating allegations, first published in The Independent, that Israel may have used uranium-based weapons during this summer's war in Lebanon. Twenty UN experts, working with Lebanese environmentalists, have spent two weeks assessing various samples. They are planning to report their findings in December.


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