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Iraq Death Toll

Violence In Iraq Killed At Least 1,420 In August

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2014 | Home

(Adds two bombings in Baghdad Monday night) BAGHDAD, Sept 1 (Reuters) - At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August as sectari...

Joshua Hersh

There's So Much Violence In Iraq The Tragedy Has Become Easy To Ignore | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home

In late November, Prashant Rao, the Baghdad bureau chief for Agence France-Presse, found himself with a terrible, familiar problem. The daily story he...

Study: Half A Million Iraqis Killed Since U.S.-Led Invasion

Agence France Presse | KERRY SHERIDAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

Nearly half a million people have died from war-related causes in Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003, according to an academic study published in ...

More Than 500 Iraqis Killed So Far In May

Agence France Presse | W.G. Dunlop | Posted 07.28.2013 | Home

Violence in Iraq has killed more than 500 people in May, AFP figures showed on Tuesday, as authorities struggled to contain a wave of unrest that has ...

Bomb Kills 9 Young Soccer Players And Fans In Southern Iraq

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home

BAGHDAD, June 25 (Reuters) - Nine young soccer players and fans were killed when a bomb exploded near a pitch in southern Iraq, health officials sai...

Iraq Syndrome

Robert Koehler | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Robert Koehler

The failure of the Iraq war is the failure of all wars, past and future: national policy grounded in the dehumanization of a people. Iraq Syndrome may be our best hope in thwarting the power of the war consensus.

More Troops Lost To Suicide Than Combat In Iraq, Afghanistan For Second Year In A Row

CQ Weekly | John Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

For the second year in a row, the U.S. military has lost more troops to suicide than it has to combat in Iraq and Afghanistan....

How Many Iraqis Did We 'Liberate' From Life on Earth?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert Naiman

Is there a man or woman in America today who is willing to stand at noon in the public square and claim that demands to invade and occupy other people's countries have anything to do with human liberation?

Iraq Civilian Deaths Are Highest Since April

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD (Reuters) The number of civilians recorded killed in violence in Iraq shot up to 393 in August, its highest level since April, after a spate ...

After the White House: A Retirement Plan for President Bush

Dr. Stephen Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Stephen Forman

As President Bush leaves the White House and returns to Texas, we can only hope for him what we want for ourselves; to learn from our mistakes and to do good in the world with the time.

Officials: Iraqi Councilman Killed Two U.S. Soldiers

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An Iraqi city council member opened fire on U.S. forces outside Baghdad on Monday, killing two soldiers, U.S. officials said. Two U.S. soldiers were ...

Shout It Out: There's Still a War Going On!

R.T. Eby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
R.T. Eby

The media have stopped covering the war. Bush has given up trying to accomplish his mission. Meantime, PFC George Delgado may very well have been the 4,000th American death in the war.

24,000 civilian Iraqi deaths in 2007

The Daily Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

US-led coalition and paramilitary forces in Iraq were responsible for some 24,000 violent civilian deaths in 2007, according to an independent group m...