Months after the Pentagon said it wouldn’t use a controversial type of armor-piercing ammunition that has been blamed for long-term health complications, U.S. aircraft fired thousands of the rounds during two high-profile air raids in Syria in November 2015, the Pentagon acknowledged Wednesday.
"The Pentagon Said It Wouldn’t Use Depleted Uranium Rounds Against ISIS. Months Later, It Did — Thousands of Times." is from the February 16, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Thomas Gibbons-Neff and narrated by Sam Scholl.