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Friday, May 1, 2009
Iraq: Only Slightly More Dangerous This Month
It should be noted that while April had the highest number of US casualties since 2008, Feburary actually had a higher casualty rate. And while the death toll for both Americans and Iraqis is on the rise, it's worth remembering that violence in Iraq has historically been low in the winter time, followed by a spring time spike before the summer heat cuts down on violence.