Disappearing the Dead: Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Idea of a 'New Warfare'
Project on Defense Alternatives (PDA)
PDA Research Monograph #9. Carl Conetta. 18 February 2004.
The report examines the Pentagon's treatment of
the civilian casualty issue since 9/11, outlines the DoD's
"perception management" campaign regarding the issue, and
critiques the concept of a "new warfare" as misleading.
An appendix provides a Guide to Surveys and Reporting on Casualties in
the Iraq and Afghan wars. Please have a look and consider
Exec Summary HTML: http://www.comw.org/pda/0402rm9exsum.html
Exec Summary PDF: http://www.comw.org/pda/fulltext/0402rm9exsum.pdf
Full Report HTML: http://www.comw.org/pda/0402rm9.html
Full Report PDF: http://www.comw.org/pda/fulltext/0402rm9.pdf
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