This is an update to two earlier posts (Dec 2005 and Nov. 2006) concerning the mounting casualties in Iraq. While the Bush Administration attributes the rising casualties to the troop "surge," it is worth observing that it also continues a trend reported on this blog for a couple of years.
Data courtesy of icasualties.org
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Total U.S. soldiers killed: 36,83
Total U.S. soldiers wounded: 27,186