Monday, June 15, 2009

Agent Orange Still Poisoning Vietnam

Agent Orange Continues to Poison Vietnam Marjorie Cohn, Truthout: "From 1961 to 1971, the US military sprayed Vietnam with Agent Orange, which contained large quantities of Dioxin, in order to defoliate the trees for military objectives. Dioxin is one of the most dangerous chemicals known to man. It has been recognized by the World Health Organization as a carcinogen (causes cancer) and by the American Academy of Medicine as a teratogen (causes birth defects)."