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The Lancet survey

Posted in Iraq, USA, War on Terror by homeyra on May 26, 2009


Red and white flags, representing Iraqi and American deaths, sit in the grass quad of The Valley Library on the Corvallis, Oregon campus of Oregon State University. As part of the traveling Iraq Body Count exhibit (not related to the Iraq Body Count project) the flags aim to “raise awareness of the human cost of the Iraq War.” The exhibit uses The Lancet as its primary source.


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  1. Montag said, on June 5, 2009 at 1:26 am

    This is such a good idea. Most of us have forgotten the human lives lost in this war. We turn away from our responsibility. If we were to ask ourselves if it was worth it, we ask only other conspirators, guilty like ourselves.
    We cannot ask the dead.

  2. homeyra said, on June 6, 2009 at 1:02 pm

    And unfortunately according to Jeremy Scahill, the future is even more gloomy.

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