A controversial study by Burnham, of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and others is to be published Thursday October 12 on the web site of The Lancet, a medical journal. This study contends 655,00 Iraqi have died from violence in the Iraq War, a figure roughly thirteen times previous estimates. This report is being published, “fortuitously”, at the height of the US campaign season.
Pajamas Media invited our Middle East Editor Omar Fadil of Iraq the Model to respond from Baghdad. He writes, in part: “This fake research is an insult to every man, woman and child who lost their lives. Behind every drop of blood is a noble story of sacrifice for a just cause that is struggling for living safe in freedom and prosperity.” (continued)