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Author of Iraqi Deaths Study Sanctioned

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Science  06 Mar 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5919, pp. 1278
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5919.1278a

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The lead author of a controversial study that concluded that the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 caused a high number of violent deaths--more than 600,000 Iraqis--has been sanctioned for a lapse in ethics.