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missing the gulf wars

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Submitted by moshe (United States), Nov 12, 2012 at 09:21

It is strange that the two gulf wars (1991 and 2003) are missing. By just about all accounts there were (well) more than 10000 killed in each of them.

Also some of the numbers seem low. For example the estimate of the deaths in the Sri Lankan civil war.

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They are not missing. The 1991 war is ranked #36 and Iraq from 2003 on is ranked #43.

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