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Oil Wars

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | 19 October, 2012 2 comments

When you hear politicians claim that the next war is “not about the oil,” rest assured: It’s about the oil. Although the revolts in the Middle East involve genuine disputes within the nations – Egypt, Libya, Syria – the superpowers...

Nuclear News: Government buys back radioactive home

Blog entry by Justin | 5 March, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: Sydney Morning Herald: Government buys back radioactive home ‘THE State Government reached an in-principle agreement to pay a Hunters Hill family $3.4 million to buy their...

Look after yourself Cindy Sheehan, and thank you

Blog entry by eoin | 31 May, 2007 4 comments

Photo by KG4CHW. License: Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Cindy Sheehan spoke with Amy Goodman on DemocracyNow yesterday about the day her son Casey died in Iraq, campaigning to hold Bush and Congress to account for the Iraq war...

"Nuclear" means trouble

Image | 8 March, 2006 at 1:00

"Nuclear" means trouble -- in any language.

Who won the Peace Prize? Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde?

Feature story | 7 October, 2005 at 2:00

The Nobel Peace Prize, founded on a fortune made from explosives, has gone to the agency whose job it is to promote nuclear power without promoting nuclear weapons, and the man who heads it. Anybody with that job probably deserves some kind of...

One year later

Topic | 22 April, 2005 at 8:34

Then and Now

Topic | 21 April, 2005 at 9:42

Analysis of Greenpeace materials from Iraq

Publication | 29 July, 2004 at 2:00

Report on the proliferation and radiological impacts of nuclear material looting uncovered by Greenpeace in July 2003. This report, by nuclear expert John Large, was sent to the International Atomic Energy Agency in July of 2004. It assesses...

Letter to IAEA re nuclear material in Iraq

Publication | 29 July, 2004 at 2:00

Letter from Greenpeace to the International Atomic Energy Agency outlining results of Greenpeace inspection of Tuwaitha nuclear centre in Iraq.Greenpeace found unsecured uranium yellowcake and other radiological sources near schools and in the...

Greenpeace demands full disclosure on secret US nuclear shipment from Iraq

Press release | 7 July, 2004 at 2:00

Greenpeace is calling on the Bush Administration to release a full inventory of the radioactive materials it secretly airlifted out of Iraq two weeks ago. The international environmental organisation further called for the International Atomic...

Year one of war

Feature story | 18 March, 2004 at 1:00

Last February, 30 million people took to the streets to oppose the invasion of Iraq. "Let the Inspections Work!" and "No War for Oil!" the banners read. Twelve months ago, the bombing started, the troops landed and the tragic story of the Iraqi...

Iraq - January 2004 - The impacts of war.

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

The most recent conflict in Iraq exacerbated the situation in an already battered country and its people. The eight year war with Iran, the 1991 Gulf War and the subsequent 12 years of sanctions all took their toll on the nations infrastructure...

Then and Now - Pre war fiction and post war reality.

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

The quotes from before the war by the US and UK governments and the realities discovered after the war.

Oil and the Iraq Crisis

Publication | 8 March, 2004 at 1:00

Control over oil is a central motivation for the Bush administration's military confrontation with Iraq. The unilateralist nature of the US's new security stance in a post September 11th world has become inexorably linked with the importance of...

Failure to Control Nuclear Contamination in Iraq

Publication | 10 July, 2003 at 2:00

Letter from Greenpeace Executive Director Gerd Leipold to Kofi Annan about grave concerns over the lack of control of nuclear material in Iraq and the failure of the occupying forces to address environmental contamination and public health...

Greenpeace expert

Image | 22 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace expert, William Peden, measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background level of radioactivity. People have...

Greenpeace scientist Dr

Image | 22 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

A frightened villager brings the lid of a

Image | 22 June, 2003 at 3:00

A frightened villager brings the lid of a barrel that contained uranium oxide (yellowcake) taken from the Tuwaitha nuclear facility, that was left unsecured by occupying forces after the fall of Saddam Hussein. The family used this radioactive...

Greenpeace radiation experts decontaminate

Image | 22 June, 2003 at 3:00

Greenpeace radiation experts decontaminate each other after taking measurements of radioactive levels from a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contained yellow powder 1000 times higher than...

Christian

Image | 17 June, 2003 at 3:00

Christian

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