Violent Deaths in Iraq Overestimated by Scholars, New Study Suggests

A new survey estimates that 151,000 violent deaths took place in Iraq between March 2003 and June 2006. The finding increases the controversy surrounding an earlier study that came up with a much higher death count for the years following the American-led invasion. That earlier study put the number at over 600,000.

The new research, described in a paper published online on Wednesday by The New England