October 29, 2004
100,000 Iraqi dead--THE LANCET Report
The new study released in the U.K. this morning by the British medical journal of reference, THE LANCET, is devastating. Here's how The Independent summarized the report's findings:
"The first scientific study of the human cost of the Iraq war suggests that at least 100,000 Iraqis have lost their lives since their country was invaded in March 2003.
"More than half of those who died were women and children killed in air strikes, researchers say. Previous estimates have put the Iraqi death toll at around 10,000 - ten times the 1,000 members of the British, American and multi-national forces who have died so far. But the study, published in The Lancet, suggested that Iraqi casualties could be as much as 100 times the coalition losses. It was also savagely critical of the failure by coalition forces to count Iraqi casualties."
This report underscores both the iniquity of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, and the moral imperative to continue vigorous agitation against the U.S. occupation even if (one might well say especially if) Kerry replaces Bush. You may read the full report in THE LANCET, and the commentary accompanying it, by clicking here.
Posted by Direland at 10:28 AM | Permalink
TrackBack URL for this entry:
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference 100,000 Iraqi dead--THE LANCET Report:
» George Bush Should Resign from Dilettante
If the recent reports of yet more bloodshed in Iraq with Iraqis killing Iraqis (today, 64 dead from bombings) isn't evidence enough that Bush's so-called war to rid us of weapons of mass destruction has been an abject failure, please... [Read More]
Tracked on Feb 28, 2006 10:08:53 PM
» Advanced MP3 Catalog Download from MP3 Catalog
Download advanced mp3 catalog pro Advanced MP3 Catalog is designed for anyone ... Generate and print reports and CD covers, export your catalog, search for ... [Read More]
Tracked on Mar 19, 2006 12:36:02 PM
» Shaq Provides Pregame Hype for Pistons-Heat from plays above their
team vs. Pat Riley's mercenaries. It's the former NBA champs vs. the wannabes. It's irresistible matchups, terrific entertainment, basketball [Read More]
Tracked on Jun 7, 2006 9:44:54 PM
» Flesh-Eating Bacteria Kills College Football Player from Strep Infections
ggressive Strep Infections May Be on the Rise, Experts Say [Read More]
Tracked on Jun 14, 2006 9:21:17 AM
Tracked on Jun 15, 2006 12:40:33 PM
Tracked on Jun 16, 2006 11:22:33 AM
Tracked on Jun 18, 2006 2:16:28 AM
» Latest Air Jordans Commercial - Jumpman XXI from play)
search Google Videos for “Michael Jordan” - there are a number of highlight reels and assorted montages put together by fans, including: [Read More]
Tracked on Jun 18, 2006 6:00:19 AM
» Moussaoui Juror Falls Ill; Deliberations to Resume Friday from in the Zacarias
of deliberations Thursday but talks halted when one juror fell ill; deliberations to resume Friday [Read More]
Tracked on Jun 18, 2006 2:36:15 PM
Tracked on Jun 29, 2006 7:35:59 PM
» Report Says Top U.N. Official Engaged in Sexual Misconduct from nnan Overruled
nnan Overruled Report's Findings [Read More]
Tracked on Jul 1, 2006 2:07:27 PM
Joschka Fischer has indeed a very controversial career behind him - from a "street fighter" to the foreign minister and vice-chancellor. This man represents the pragmatic wing in the Green party, and he must be credited for making Greens "ready to govern". Many of his http://canadian-online-medicine.com/pills_online/prilosec.html more radical party friends (like Jürgen Trittin) didn't achieve anything significant when they became ministers, simply because pure criticism of old days doesn't make any better government. As for the assault on worker's rights - their defence was never on the Green agenda.
I was amused to read that http://canadian-online-medicine.com/pills_online/premarin.html Mr. Fischer was not afraid to face Mr. Bush or Mr. Rumsfeld - why should he? Germany is still one of the world's most powerfull economies, our social and health system is relatively good, and unlike some other countries we pay our contributions to http://canadian-online-medicine.com/pills_online/flomax.html the UN. :)
I think Fischer is very much worthy of being given credit. Rather than mounting the usual puling and substanceless Green opposition to military humanitarian intervention, in Iraq and at large, http://canadian-online-medicine.com/pills_online/glucophage.html Fischer's stand-down of Rumsfeld et al was an articulate expression of frustration with the arrogance and incompetence of the Bush administration, which he felt would certainly undercut the essential good of ridding Iraq of Baathism. Fischer, along with people like Bernard Kouchner and Daniel Cohn-Bendit, is part of an intelligent, anti-totalitarian European Left. He is very much worth listening to.
Posted by: Buy Premarin Online | Aug 4, 2008 8:45:05 AM
With regard to http://www.viagracare.com viagra and http://www.viagracare.com/what_is_ed.html erectile dysfunction, it is already apparent that Viagra was first developed as a treatment for angina but later the drug emerged to be a suitable cure for male impotency but far more striking news is presently capturing the attention of the whole world. Seems Untrue! Well, it is doubtlessly true that oysters fed with the anti-impotency drug Viagra has shown effective results against erectile dysfunction and George May, the Australian farmer who created Viagra oysters became thoroughly popular after the news relating to the efficacy of his Viagra oysters leaked out. Guys! If http://www.viagracare.com cheap viagra can make oysters so powerful against erectile dysfunction then why won’t you be able to combat your impotency successfully after you http://www.viagracare.com buy viagra online? Opt for Viagra via http://www.viagracare.com viagra online and once you http://www.viagracare.com buy viagra and administer the drug in accordance with the instructions of the doctor, you would instantly get cured of erectile dysfunction!
Posted by: viagra | Oct 24, 2007 12:50:39 AM
由会计师[http://www.hkltdcr.org 香港公司商标]注册,负责[http://www.hkltdcr.cn 注册香港公司企业]全程安排,落实[http://www.oveltd.net 香港贸易公司注册]政策,全套[http://www.oveltd.com 香港进出口贸易公司注册]说明,[http://www.oveltd.org 办理注册香港公司]后续工作,[http://www.oveltd.cn 注册香港公司]基金会,[http://www.tradeinvests.net 商务资讯],[http://www.tradeinvests.com 国际贸易进出口],[http://www.ovecr.net 香港商业论坛]慈善基金会,[http://www.ovecr.com 香港进出口贸易公司]教育基金会,[http://www.ovecr.org 香港注册公司和国际品牌策划],针对[http://www.ovecr.cn 香港公司注册和服装服饰],[http://www.hklaws.org 香港律师事务所法律顾问],[http://www.richfu.org 美国香港公司商标注册],[http://www.richfu.net 注册香港公司商标],登记[http://www.richfu.cn 工商注册香港公司],提供[http://www.intlcr.com 香港会计师公司注册],[http://www.intlcr.org 香港公司企业注册],[http://www.intlcr.net 香港公司注册银行开户],[http://www.intlcr.cn 注册香港公司美国企业],[http://www.rfhz.com 注册香港公司],[http://www.rfhz.org 香港公司登记注册],[http://www.rfhz.net 注册海外公司],[http://www.rfhz.cn 香港公司]等更多资料....
Posted by: 注册香港BVI公司 | Dec 3, 2006 9:07:07 PM