TITLE

The truth about casualties

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, John
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/31/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 10, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the reporting of civilian casualties during the 2003 Iraqi war. Reference to reported casualties during the war in Afghanistan; Belief that the Iraqi regime is eager for high numbers; Thoughts on why the press emphasizes civilian casualties; Sources of numbers; How a so-called numbers game developed after the Gulf War.
ACCESSION #
9358838

 

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