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(13) "United States Security Agreements and Commitments Abroad, Kingdom of Laos," ibid., p. 484

(14) " Refugee and Civilian War Casualty Problems in Indochina" . Staff report of the Subcommittee on Refugees and Escapees, Senate Judiciary Committee, September 28, 1970

(15) The Untold History of the United States, p. 387, 395

(16) In The Death Of Others, John Tirman makes a convincing case that the 110,000 Iraqi dead estimated by the Iraq Body Count organization is far too law since they were limited to the relatively few deaths reported in English language newspapers, and located in Baghdad is far too low. He notes it depends upon English language newspapers, that most murders occur outside Baghdad in areas where few journalists visit, media coverage of Iraq plummeted post-invasion, and people often do not report deaths, particularly to the Iraqi authorities they mistrust. He also makes a strong case for believing the Johns Hopkins University estimates published in the Lancet  scientific journal of more than 600,000 Iraqi dead. (Kindle loc. 5797 ff.)

--  Fred   Branfman 's writing has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the New Republic, and other publications.

"It was by staying sane that you carried on the human heritage" (Winston Smith, 1984
Fred   Branfman
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Fred Branfman's writing has been published in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Harper's, and many other publications. He is the author of Voices From the Plain of Jars

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