Harvard Kennedy School Impact Newsletter features Bilmes latest research on war costs

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http://www.hks.harvard.edu/news-events/publications/impact-newsletter/archives/summer-2013/the-costs-of-the-iraq-and-afghanistan-wars

Linda Bilmes op-ed on Syria

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Linda Bilmes writes that the US should consider the lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan before striking in Syria.

http://cognoscenti.wbur.org/2013/09/06/economic-considerations-for-syria-linda-j-bilmes

Iraq Mortality estimated at more than 400,000

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A new peer-reviewed study estimated that mortality in Iraq during the war years resulted in 405,000 more deaths than would have occurred in the absence of the conflict.

Previous estimates of mortality in Iraq attributable to the 2003 invasion have been heterogeneous and controversial, and none were produced after 2006. The purpose of this research was to estimate direct and indirect deaths attributable to the war in Iraq between 2003 and 2011.     Mortality in Iraq Associated with the 2003–2011 War and Occupation.

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