From 2004 to 2008, U.S. forces and Iraqi Interior Ministry forces under U.S. command detained, tortured and killed with impunity. At the peak of the campaign in 2006, the central morgue in Baghdad was receiving more than 1,600 corpses every month, and an Iraqi human rights group identified 92% as the bodies of people detained by Interior Ministry forces.


Ultimately, long-term success is far from the theater of war and will require engagement long after fatigue sets in.


Drone strikes under Obama’s presidency have killed nearly six times as many people as were killed under Bush.


Compiled from The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reports

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