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Iraq War Death Toll

The Cost of a Lie: Half a Million Dead in Iraq

William J. Furney | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
William J. Furney

Is it right to blame leaders -- directly -- for such loss of life? When there was no real reason for war in the first place, the only ethical answer can, of course, be yes. And herein lies one of the main paradoxes of Western powers and their actions.

What You Won't Hear About Iraq

John Tirman | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics
John Tirman

The Iraq War raises many questions still, 10 years after those first bombs sought out Saddam Hussein. Most of the coverage will focus on the decisions leading to the war, the blend of lies and arrogance in the Bush administration. What we won't hear much about is what happened to Iraqis.