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October 16, 2013
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Study: Nearly 500,000 perished in Iraq war

Researchers from four universities, including the University of Washington, estimate that nearly a half-million people died from causes attributable to the war in Iraq from 2003 through 2011. The results, from the first population-based survey since 2006 to estimate war-related … Continue reading

March 16, 2013
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‘Costs of War’ Project: Iraq War: 190,000 lives, $2.2 trillion

More than 190,000 people have been killed in the 10 years since the war in Iraq began. The war will cost the U.S. $2.2 trillion, including substantial costs for veterans care through 2053, far exceeding the initial government estimate of … Continue reading

December 21, 2012
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Commentary: Lyle Goldstein: Sunshine Returns to the Korean Peninsula?

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, Park Geun-hye was elected South Korea’s new president, making her the first woman to hold the title. It’s a victory some say signals the beginning of a new era for the tension-riddled region. Lyle Goldstein, … Continue reading

May 11, 2011
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How to Tell When Someone’s Lying

*UCLA psychologist helps law enforcement agencies tell truth from deception When someone is acting suspiciously at an airport, subway station or other public space, how can law enforcement officers determine whether he’s up to no good? The ability to effectively … Continue reading