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Lob Bombs Newest Threat in Iraq

CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq — A new weapon has recently been unleashed on U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq, apparently this new threat has been dubbed the “Lob Bomb” It’s not as if it is new technology, it is just using existing tech together to make a kind of roadside IED into a rocket assisted IED

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Death Toll of War Drastically Underestimated

Trusted methods for estimating the death tolls of war typically get underestimated by a factor of three, say researchers who have developed a more accurate method for assessing fatalities.

Accurately estimating the death toll from wars is known to be difficult, and usually depends on a mixture of eyewitness reports and media coverage, a very

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Iraq War: Soldier Refuses to Fight

Matthis Chiroux is the kind of young American US military recruiters love.”I was from a poor, white family from the south, and I did badly in school,” the now 24-year-old told AFP.

“I was ‘filet mignon’ for recruiters. They started phoning me when I was in 10th grade,” or around 16 years old, he

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Leaked U.K. Cabinet Office Paper Involving Iraq Invasion

Leaked Cabinet Office paper: Conditions for military action The paper, produced by the Cabinet Office on July 21, 2002, is incomplete because the last page is missing. The following is a transcript rather than the original document in order to protect the source.

PERSONAL SECRET UK EYES ONLY

IRAQ: CONDITIONS FOR MILITARY ACTION (A Note

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Iraq War: April had Highest U.S. Death Toll Since Last August

BAGHDAD – Fighting in Baghdad’s Shi’ite slum of Sadr City made April the deadliest month for Iraqi civilians since last August and for U.S. troops since last September, figures obtained on Wednesday showed.

Iraqi Health Ministry figures showed 968 civilian deaths in April, the most in eight months. On Wednesday the U.S. military reported the

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