“In a report released last October [2009], the Iraqi Human Rights Ministry said that 85,694 people were killed from the beginning of 2004 to Oct. 31, 2008, and that 147,195 were wounded. The figures included Iraqi civilians, military members and police officers, but did not cover American military deaths, insurgents or foreigners like contractors. …the Iraqi report did not include the first months of the war.”

 – “U.S. Military Tallies Deaths of Iraqi Civilians and Forces,” Associated Press, Oct. 14, 2010