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As Iraq has descended into civil war, it
hasn’t been easy to measure just how violent it has become. Estimates
of civilian casualties vary by a factor of nearly 10, and both the Pentagon
and the Iraqi government have been criticized for ignoring or downplaying
reports of attacks and deaths. What is beyond doubt is that the bloodshed
is mounting and more and more civilians are dying. (Click
images to enlarge)