The Role of Casualties

Buckley, William F. Jr.
August 2005
National Review;8/29/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 15, p55
Looks at the recent deaths of Americans and Iraqis in Iraq and the deaths of Londoners in the recent London subway bombings. Description of comments from United States military leaders in Iraq about the deaths and suicide bombings; Discussion of the effect on Iraqis of the many deaths of non-involved Iraqis; Comparison of how the Iraqis cope with the deaths to how Americans cope with American soldiers' deaths; Author's question about the motivation of the terrorists and what they hope to accomplish.


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