10/11/2006

655,000 more people have died in Iraq than they would w/o US

The Washington Post focuses on a study conducted by a team of American and Iraqi epidemiologists, which suggests that 655,000 more people have died in Iraq since coalition forces arrived in March 2003 than would have died if the invasion had not occurred.

'Of the total 655,000 estimated 'excess deaths,' 601,000 resulted from violence and the rest from disease and other causes, according to the study.'

"Highlights from the world's press - CNN.com

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