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April is Iraq's deadliest month

By mid-April, it was already the deadliest month for U.S. troops in Iraq. By Thursday, the month’s death toll had climbed to 134, more than the number of troops killed in the war’s opening stages, from the invasion to the toppling of Saddam Hussein’s statue in Baghdad. Today, the last day of April, offers a moment to reflect on the Americans who put their lives on the line.To the war’s supporters, they are the face of freedom. To the war’s critics, they are an unnecessary price of conflict. What made this month so deadly is the return of full-scale combat in which U.S. troops are being attacked by organized groups of insurgents in cities such as Baghdad and Fallujah.Full Story

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