Thursday, April 30, 2009
"Then-Prime Minister Tony Blair rejected the figure, but one official warned the government would be "ripped apart" if it questioned the Lancet's methodology. The government tried to stop publication, but was over-ruled. A subsequent Lancet article claimed that the number of deaths caused by the conflict up to 2006 was more than 650,000."
Posted by As'ad AbuKhalil at 9:45 AM