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Casualty Rates

By Matthew Yglesias

"Casualty Rates"

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With thanks to Nick Beaudrot, a chart shedding a bit more light on the casualty rate issue. “As measured by coalition deaths per day, we are now in the most violent twelve-month stretch of the four year occupation of Iraq,” he comments, “However, as measured by injuries per day, things are not quite as bad as the were for the period between April of 2004 and March of 2005, a period that includes the intial outrage at Abu Gharib, rising violence before the ’04 election, and the post-election flattening of Fallujah.”

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