Military REVISES Count Says 500 Americans likely Killed in Iraq by “Iranian Activities”

Posted: September 11, 2015 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

The Tactical Hermit

I can tell you for a fact that our of ALL the IED deaths in Iraq (2,550) at least half or more were Iranian EFP’s; that is way more than 500 deaths folks, it is more like 1,200. Let’s tell the truth for once Washington. -SF

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CENTCOM says that 500 number Sen. Ted Cruz keeps using is accurate—sort of.

The U.S. military has revised its accounting of the number of American troop deaths during the Iraq War it blames on Iran, complicating what had become a talking point for critics of President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with the regime in Tehran.

U.S. officials revealed on Tuesday that 196 American troops were killed during the Iraq War by Iranian explosively formed penetrators — a particularly deadly form of roadside bomb. That figure is lower than the 500 deaths that Republican lawmakers have said were casualties of the powerful weapon. A recently…

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