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War Fatalities

Why 'Stressed Out' U.S. Soldier Killing Comrades in Iraq Was Inevitable

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

The slaughter of five comrades by a "stressed out" U.S. soldier today in Baghdad is a true tragedy -- but should not come as a shock.

Reading The Pictures: 4,000 U.S. Combat Deaths, and Just a Handful of Images

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-07-28-shaw_727.jpgThe military has been so effective in muting the war, and the war photographer, that many of our best shooters have found themselves turning to the technique of irony.