The Morbid Metric
Friday, June 05, 2009
To counter the perception that America is losing the war in Afghanistan, the U.S. command has adopted the practice of releasing a detailed daily accounting of enemies killed. The P.R. campaign started in April of last year and has since announced nearly 2,000 insurgent casualties. Wall Street Journal reporter Michael Phillips says that body counting is controversial in military circles and hasn’t been done this way since the Vietnam War.
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