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A short list of contacts useful in addressing questions regarding the legacy of environmental destruction from the Gulf war, and in considering potential impacts of an invasion of Iraq. Go >


Press Releases

August 10, 2013 - Obama to Leno: 'We Don't Spy"; NSA to Public: "Yeah, Sure...." (New York Magazine & the New York Times)

November 6, 2011 - US Drones Kill 127 in Somalia & Pakistan in Two Days: Two US Soldiers Confirmed Killed by Drones (PressTV & the Los Angeles Times)

May 21, 2010 - Collapse of Euro Could Destablize Europe (Pat Buchanan / The Creators Syndicate)

February 17, 2006 - Bush Sends Massive War Budget Request to Congress (John D. Banusiewicz / American Forces Press Service)

July 7, 2004 - US Gives Iraqi Hospitals Promises, Not Medicine (Dahr Jamail / The NewStandard)

June 10, 2003 - EAW Requests Pentagon Rules for Bombing WMD Sites (EAW Sends Letter to Rumsfeld on June 6)

May 9, 2003 - How Much Damage Was Done? (EAW Files Freedom of Information Act Request)

May 5, 2003 - EAW Letter to Colin Powell (EAW Asks US to Act Quickly to Address Environmental Impacts of US Invasion)

April 15, 2003 - Earth Day to Focus on Environmental Impacts of War

March 18, 2003 - Environmentalists Oppose Iraq War: Coalition Launches New Website


Environmentalists Against War in the News

December 31, 2004 - Why Environmentalists Oppose War and Militarism (Gar Smith / Environmentalists Against War)

January 30, 2004 - 13 Questions for the DC Press Corps (Ed Mainland)

January 27, 2004 - Bush's War Record and Media Bias (A Letter to the Ombudsman of the New York Times - Ed Mainland (member: EAW Sterring Committee))

January 19, 2004 - Democracy in Iraq (Ed Mainland - Letter to San Francisco Chronicle)

January 1, 2004 - EAW Calls on University to Abandon Weapons Work (Gar Smith / Environmentalists Against War)

December 25, 2003 - A Time For Truth On DU (Steven Rosenfeld / TomPaine.com)

November 8, 2003 - EAW co-founder on WBAI (An on-air interview with EAW's Gar Smith and activists from the US and Japan)

November 5, 2003 - War Pollutes: Itís Time for a "Green Geneva Convention" (Gar Smith)

October 30, 2003 - Investigate the Status of Wounded Vets (Letter to Rep. Barbara Lee - Gar Smith / EAW)

September 4, 2003 - 37,000 Non-citizens Fighting US Wars? (EAW Asks Congress to Investigate)

August 19, 2003 - Where's the Money? (Letter published in the San Francisco Chronicle - August 18, 2003)

June 20, 2003 - The Use of Depleted Uranium in the 2003 Iraq War (An Initial Assessment of Information and Policies - Dan Fahey)

June 11, 2003 - Troops Threatened on Homefront, Too (Rick Reiss / Op-Ed Column - North County Times/Californian)

June 5, 2003 - A Global Appeal for Peace in the Korean Peninsula (EAW Joins Global Campaign for Peace in the Korean PeninsulaEAW Joins Global Campaign for Peace in Korea)

June 2, 2003 - EAW Profiled (Mother Jones / Informed Dissent - Mother Jones' new online tipsheet offers a salute to EAW)

May 29, 2003 - A Ravaged Land (Ross Mirkarimi ó Mother Jones / Informed Dissent - EAW member Ross Mirkarimi, who participated in a 1991 on-the-ground inspection of post-war Iraq, warns that Iraq now faces a humanitarian and environmental crisis.)

May 21, 2003 - EAW on the Radio  (EAW member Ross Mirkarimi has done radio interviews for stations in New York, Wisconsin and Missouri - EAW co-founder Gar Smith has done radio interviews for stations in New Jersey, San Francisco and Toronto, Canada.)

May 15, 2003 - Toxic Bullets Litter Iraq (A Christian Science Monitor reporter surveys radioactive hot-spots on the ground near Baghdad and quotes EAW member Dan Fahey on the dangers of depleted uranium weapons.)

May 13, 2003 - Saul Bloom interviewed on KQED's "Forum"  (ARC Ecology founder and EAW member Saul Bloom joins Michael Kransy for a discussion on the Defense Department's Plan for Environmental Exemptions)

April 30, 2003 - Wars On Earth (Mark Engler - TomPaine.com)

April 21, 2003 - Depleted Uranium Lingers in Iraq (Associated Press/MSNBC News)

March 18, 2003 - EAW on the Radio (EAW co-founder Gar Smith is interviewed on the nationally syndicated radio program,)

January 27, 2003 - Shock and Awe: Guernica Revisited (By Gar Smith / AlterNet - One of the first critical articles in the US media challenging the Pentagon's plan to bomb Baghdad.)

December 2, 2002 - The Silence of the Bombs (By Gar Smith / The-Edge / AlterNet - The US insisted that Iraq posed a direct military threat to America. The US media generally failed to report that the US that had been bombing Iraq nearly nonstop for more than ten years ó America's longest sustained assault on any nation in history.)

October 27, 2002 - A Nuclear Nightmare in Baghdad (By Gar Smith / The-Edge / AlterNet - Japanese photojournalist Takashi Morizumi records the youngest victims of Washington's 12-year war on Iraq.)

March 21, 2003 - Environment News Service
Shock and Awe Means Shame and Death by Jackie Alan Giuliano, Ph.D.

March 19, 2003 - Washington Post
Impending War Threatens Gulf: Environmentalists Say Damage to Ecosystem Could Eclipse 1990-1991 Gulf War

March 19, 2003 - San Francisco Chronicle
A War on the Environment, by Ross Mirkarimi


Statements from Environmentalists Against the War Press Conference


For access to Greenpeace photos from the 1991 Gulf War and its aftermath, click here http://frodo.greenpeace.org/photos/gulfwar (User ID: media,
Password: 1991photos
). All photos must be credited to the photographer and Greenpeace. For more information contact Laura Lombardi at laura.lombardi@wdc.greenpeace.org or 202.319.2488.



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