In American memory, US lives mattered, Iraqi deaths didn’t. That was by design. Narrative control was a military goal.
Dr Richard Hil is adjunct professor in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at Southern Cross University; editorial collective member of Social Alte... rnatives, board member of Plan C, and former convenor of the Ngara Institute. Richard has published extensively, his most recent book being, The Sacking of Fallujah: A People’s History, with Ross Caputi and Donna Mulhearn. Some of Richard’s earlier publications include Erasing Iraq: The Human Costs of Carnage, with Michel Otterman, and Dead Bodies don’t Count.