John Tirman

Louis Dunn: 'The Forgotten Wages of War'

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Guardian graphic by Louis Dunn

John Tirman, executive director of the Center for International Studies at M.I.T., wrote the best account I've seen on what he calls "The Forgotten Wages of War" in an op ed piece on the end of the Iraq War (New York Times 1/3/2012.) The piece inspired Louis Dunn's graphic comment. 

"We rarely question that war cause extensive damage, but our view of America's wars has been blind to one specific aspect of destruction: the human toll of those who live in war zones," wrote Tirman. .Read more »