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Iraq War Casualties

CA Leads Nation With This DARK Statistic

2012-04-30-small.png | Posted 04.30.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of the Center for Investigative Reporting. By G. W. Schulz When Chief Warrant Officer Nicholas Johnson’s Black Hawk helicop...

March Death Toll For Iraqis Was Lowest Since 2003

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 04.02.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Official figures showed that 112 people were killed by violence in Iraq in March, the lowest monthly death toll for Iraqis since the U.S.-l...

Remembering David Hickman, 23, The Last Soldier Killed In Iraq

AP | By TOM BREEN and DON BABWIN | Posted 12.19.2011 | Impact

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- As the last U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq on Sunday, friends and family of the first and last American fighters killed in combat ...

One November's Dead: The American War Dead Disappear Into the Darkness

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Engelhardt

The American dead have, it seems, like the war they are now fighting, generally gone into the dustbin of news coverage.

The New American Isolationism: The Cost of Turning Away From War's Horrific Realities

William J. Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William J. Astore

Marked by a calculated estrangement from war's horrific realities and mercenary purposes, the new isolationism magically turns an historic term on its head, for it keeps usinwars, rather than out of them.

Arlington Cemetery Trying To Impose New Restrictions On Funerals Of Iraq War Dead

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ghost of Rummy is proving difficult to exorcise. Defense Secretary Robert Gates has tried to sweep out the symbols of his predecessor's capriciou...

5 US Soldiers Killed in N. Iraq

AP | KIM GAMEL and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — In a daring ambush, insurgents blasted a U.S. patrol with a roadside bomb Monday and showered survivors with gunfire from a mosque in ...

Army Chief Of Staff: "The Surge Has Sucked All Of The Flexibility Out Of The System"

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The following is excerpted from a Wall Street Journal article on General David Petraeus's indecision over Iraq troop withdrawals: Defense Secretary R...