But soldiers continue to die. And other people too. This wonderful resource, icasualties.org, is so essential that in my own time visiting it – since April ’01 – it has experienced a few server crashes. Traffic gets heavy. In fact, at present they are trying to recover from a huge crash and are slowly rebuilding. But even in its somewhat more slender form, it continues to do the very best job that can be done in tracking the statistical picture in America’s two current wars.
Over the last few years, they’ve expanded into something of a ‘headline service’ as well. Here are a few from today, September 27. These are just today. Reporting goes on – it just doesn’t seem to have much reach.
Wartime Soldier, Conflicted Mom
Can Former Iraqi Baathists in Syria Ever Go Home?
Christian doctor kidnapped near Mosul
Roadside bomb wounds two policemen in northern Mosul
Gunmen kill off-duty policeman in central Mosul
Suicide car bomber kills three policemen, wounds eight near Ramadi