White Phosphorus

O'Donnell Looks Back At America's History With Chemical Weapons
During his "rewrite" segment this Tuesday, the Last Word's Lawrence O'Donnell reminded his viewers of the United States' own long ugly history with the use of chemical weapons and the fact that there is no such thing as a "civilized war." Read more...
Ten years after the 2003 U.S. invasion in Iraq, medical professionals are witnessing an abnormally high number of cases of cancer and birth defects. Scientists suspect >the rise is tied to the use of depleted uranium and white phosphorus in military assaults. Read more...
Israel now admits reprimanding two top army officers for ordering the Jan. 15 attack on the UN compound in Gaza last year that used white phosphorus Read more...
It just makes you feel so proud to be an American, doesn't it? Detailed evidence has emerged of Israel's extensive use of US-made weaponry during i Read more...
Which, of course, is an inherent conflict of interest. Obviously, Israel is motivated to protect the country from the bad publicity that would result Read more...

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With apologies to Talking Heads. The Israeli Defense Force is using white phosphorus on built up areas in Gaza. They've denied it, sort of, by saying Read more...