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What Did We Get for 381 U.S. Dead Since the Death of bin Laden?

Robert Naiman | Posted 07.02.2012 | World
Robert Naiman

Shouldn't the government have to do a cost-benefit analysis of keeping tens of thousands of U.S. troops in Afghanistan for another two years, given the huge sacrifice involved? Shouldn't that be a public document that outside experts can examine?

The Roots Honor Families of Servicemen and Women

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 08.16.2011 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

Since 2001, 1,622 American troops have been killed in Afghanistan, and since 2003, 4462 have died in Iraq, according to iCasualties, a website that tr...

iCasualties Founder Tallies Death After Others Move On

The New York Times | NOAM COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Without exactly trying, iCasualties has become a cog in the reporting from Iraq and Afghanistan. Local newspapers like The Poughkeepsie Journal of New...

The Death Toll Does Not Lie -- Afghanistan Is Obama's War

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Total U.S. deaths in Afghanistan have doubled in Afghanistan under President Obama, and when the next U.S. soldier is reported dead, the majority of U.S. deaths in Afghanistan will have occurred under President Obama.

Why A Mom Should Be Allowed to Be Buried with her Dead Soldier Son

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mona Gable

Maybe there won't be enough burial plots if they grant the wish of every soldier's mom who wants to be buried with her dead child. If that's true then we're in worse trouble than we think.