Wikileaks Iraq War Logs: Every Death Mapped

Simon Rogers reports in the Guardian: “The Wikileaks Iraq war logs provide us with a unique picture of every death in Iraq. These are those events mapped using Google Fusion tables.”

15 Comments on "Wikileaks Iraq War Logs: Every Death Mapped"

  1. No way, you’re telling me that when there’s a war people are gonna start dying all over the place? Till now I thought they were planting flowers and that “deaths” really meant “inconvenienced”.

  2. No way, you’re telling me that when there’s a war people are gonna start dying all over the place? Till now I thought they were planting flowers and that “deaths” really meant “inconvenienced”.

    • Are you suggesting that because everyone knows war kills people, those deaths shouldn’t be reported?

      • I’m suggesting it doesn’t make a difference. Unless the war is contained to a battlefield, and modern wars aren’t, you’re going to have people dying all over the place. What’s to be gained by pinpointing every last street corner?

    • Hadrian999 | Oct 24, 2010 at 11:11 am |

      so convenient having a war without an enemy or victory conditions

  3. Are you suggesting that because everyone knows war kills people, those deaths shouldn’t be reported?

  4. Anonymous | Oct 24, 2010 at 2:14 pm |

    And the “official” totals of Iraqi dead release to the public by the military are too low. By like a hundred thousand. Guess they just missed those.

  5. And the “official” totals of Iraqi dead release to the public by the military are too low. By like a hundred thousand. Guess they just missed those.

  6. Hadrian999 | Oct 24, 2010 at 3:11 pm |

    so convenient having a war without an enemy or victory conditions

  7. I’m suggesting it doesn’t make a difference. Unless the war is contained to a battlefield, and modern wars aren’t, you’re going to have people dying all over the place. What’s to be gained by pinpointing every last street corner?

  8. At the very least, you’ll know what streets to avoid … or target.

  9. At the very least, you’ll know what streets to avoid … or target.

  10. Tyler Durden | Aug 5, 2011 at 8:40 pm |

    This needs to be said: there never was a war. “How can you say that, Bill?” Well, a war is when two armies are fighting. – Bill Hicks

  11. Tyler Durden | Aug 5, 2011 at 4:40 pm |

    This needs to be said: there never was a war. “How can you say that, Bill?” Well, a war is when two armies are fighting. – Bill Hicks

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