54.433 CASUALTIES AND BLOGGER CHALLENGES "HOPELESSLY MISBEGOTTEN POLITICAL" STRATEGY

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US Iraq casualties rise to 54,433
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By Michael Munk
US military occupation forces in Iraq suffered at least 169 combat casulties in the week ending April 24, as total casualties reached at least 54,433.

Empire Notes concludes his weekly blog commentary today:

even if it (The United States) had the best intentions in the world, there is almost certainly nothing that it can do about that fragmentation now. Instead, it should limit itself to learning one of the key lessons from Vietnam: if your enterprise is hopelessly misbegotten politically, it cannot be saved by technical fixes.

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Rahul Mahajan is a student at the University of Texas, Austin

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