AUGUST STAT: In Iraq, no deaths for the first time. In Afghanistan, deadliest period since war began
From our homeland security reporter G.W. Schulz.
Here it is, folks — one of the more unpleasant statistics you’ll hear this summer. First, the good news. In Iraq, August marked the first time there were no troop fatalities. Now for the bad news. In Afghanistan, August marked the deadliest month since the war began with 66 troops killed.
Image: Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson