UK Queen in depleted uranium trade.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth is one of the richest women on earth and much of her profits are from arms trade including the notorious depleted uranium trade. The British monarch has managed to increase her wealth from 300 million early in her 60-year reign to 17 billion at present thanks to investments in arms firms that produce uranium used in depleted uranium (DU) shells, including Rio Tinto Zinc. DU shells are notorious for their ability to pierce armor and kill targets due to their deadly radioactive video cites the American nuclear radiation expert Jay M. Gould as saying in his 1996 book titled "The Enemy Within: the High Cost of Living Near Nuclear Reactors" that the British royal family, especially the Queen herself, privately own investments in uranium holding worth some 4 billion through Rio Tinto mining company, originally named Rio Tinto Mines, was allegedly created for the British Royal family in the late 1950's by Ronald Walter Rowland, the Queen's "buccaneer".The video argues that the Queen and other royals have been investing in the death trade of depleted uranium globally with little ethical concerns for the consequences of their weapons were first used by the US military during the first Persian Gulf War against Iraq in US Defense Ministry estimated that between 315 and 350 tons of DU bombs, shells and bullets were fired during the conflictThere are allegations that American and British troops used more than five times as many such weapons as the total number used in the 1991 war in US has confirmed the use of depleted uranium in both wars but refuses to disclose the scale of the has seen a sharp rise in the number of children with leukemia and genetic malformation in the decades after the First Persian Gulf War that are attributed to the use of DU weapons.