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NATO Ducks Uranium Ban Amid Clamor for Research.
January 9, 2001 5:00 PM   Subscribe

NATO Ducks Uranium Ban Amid Clamor for Research.

NATO partners split on dangers of depleted uranium weapons.

"U.S. attack jets fired some 31,000 rounds of depleted uranium (DU) ammunition during NATO's 1999 campaign to end Serb repression of ethnic Albanians in Kosovo. About 10,000 rounds were also fired in neighboring Bosnia in 1994-95."

Of course, this doesn't count rounds used during the Gulf War.
posted by Mr. skullhead (1 comment total)

You know, I just love headlines like that. I read "NATO ducks" and then started looking for the verb...

(No comment on the actual article content.)
posted by kindall at 8:45 PM on January 12, 2001

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