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IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS
How Many Times Have You Seen This Headline?
"Afghan lawmaker says relative killed after U.S. soldiers raided her home." After nine years in which such headlines have appeared with unceasing regularity, I could have written the rest of it myself while on vacation.
Five Years After Marla Ruzicka's Death, Are Iraqis Being Cared For?
Executive Director, Center for Civilians in Conflict
The Blackness of Blackwater
The good news for Blackwater fans is that things are not as bleak as they appear. A report found that Blackwater guards were involved in almost 200 shootings in Iraq between 2005 and 2007.
Why The Right Is Wrong On Ft. Hood
Adjunct Professor, Attorney, and Activist
In the Ft. Hood aftermath, we shouldn't allow right-wing hooliganism, wherever it stems from, to dictate how we view tragedies and interpret human beings with cultures and religions separate from our own.
US Afghan Airstrike Spurs Protests
Most Civilian Deaths In Iraq Were From Kidnapping-Executions: Report
Iraq: Six Long Years Of Deception
Veteran and writer
Six years ago today I was in Kuwait awaiting orders to cross the border into Iraq with the first wave of invading forces. So many questions remain unanswered.
Violent Veterans, the Big Picture
Iraq War veterans seem to be killing and hurting themselves and others more than veterans of any other war in American history.
Top Ten Heroes of the George W. Bush Era
Independent TV & Radio Host, ex-BBC & Al Jazeera
As the W. Bush regime comes to an end it seems appropriate to pay tribute to the countless individuals and groups who have spent the last nearly 8 years exposing this government.
7 Years Later: Could Civilians Be Key to Winning the War on Terror?
Frances Moore Lappe
Author, 'Diet for a Small Planet'
More and more people around the world are disavowing violence against civilians, and support for terrorism is drying up.
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The Banality of Rick Ayers or, Hiding in Plain Sight
Rick Ayers is rightly upset by the number of dead in Iraq and Afghanistan but in his ire, he blames the wrong guy -- me. I tried my very best to minimize civilian casualties -- as required by the Geneva Conventions.
ACLU Releases Shocking Report on Civilian Deaths in Iraq
Author of ten books, film producer
I have been charting the civilian death toll in Iraq, along with the payment of funds to victims and survivors. These latest documents "tell us that victims and their families are being overlooked by US forces."
John McCain Dismisses the War's Collateral Damage
Writer and producer for Al Jazeera English
America's occupation of Iraq has destroyed not only the people suffering under it, but the troops who were asked to carry it out.
U.S. Soldier Finds Way Home from Iraq - Shoot the Koran
Policy Director, Just Foreign Policy
Take a Long Hard Look at the Children of Iraq
Online producer and blogger, Campaign for America's Future
National Journal Review Finds Problems With 2006 Iraq Civilian Death Count
Are Civilian Deaths in Iraq Rising or Not?
Assistant Professor, U.S. Military Academy at West Point
It is extremely difficult to gauge how many civilians are killed in Iraq because census data is poor, many deaths go unreported and there is often double-counting.
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