In Iraq, Still A Relative – And Deadly – Universe

Abby Zimet

Despite the much-touted "end" of U.S. combat in Iraq, the blood keeps flowing. A reported 18 people, including civilians, were killed in a bombing and a firefight in Fallujah, and raids by U.S. and Iraqi Special Operations forces have spiked. With 9/11 fresh in our minds, some new graphs
make stunningly clear the scale of the ongoing carnage. So do some
numbers: For example, Iraq endures over 27 Fort Hoods a day, and a Sept.
11 every 8 days.


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