West Point Graduates Against the War

WEST POINT GRADUATES  AGAINST THE WAR “Duty, Honor, Country.” Weapons of mass destruction        LIE!  Saddam linked with 9/11                 LIE! “We don’t torture.”                          LIE!   “A cadet will not lie, cheat, or steal,  or tolerate those who do.” Cadet Honor Code “The Honor System as a feature of West Point seems to grow in importance with a graduate as the years secede until finally it becomes something which he is almost reluctant to talk about — it occupies a position in his mind akin to the virtue of his mother or his sister.” (1)   Dwight D. Eisenhower  United States Military Academy…

THE LANCET STUDY

Mortality before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: cluster sample survey The Lancet 2004; 364:1857-1864 DOI:10.1016/S0140-6736(04)17441-2   Mortality before and after the 2003 invasion of Iraq: cluster sample survey   SUMMARY   Background In March, 2003, military forces, mainly from the USA and the UK, invaded Iraq. We did a survey to compare mortality during the period of 14·6 months before the invasion with the 17·8 months after it. Methods A cluster sample survey was undertaken throughout Iraq during September, 2004. 33 clusters of 30 households each were interviewed about household composition, births, and deaths since January, 2002. In those households…