Ten years since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, comprehensive analysis of its devastating impact is just beginning. According to a recent report by Brown University, the war led to 190,000 deaths, 70% of which were civilian. In this Special Collection, our contributors take a look at the history and effects of the Iraq War on the country, the region, and the world at large.
Photo: A U.S. Army soldier stands in front of a memorial of all the fallen Iraqi soldiers and Iraqi policemen who have been killed in the line of duty at the Joint Security Station in Baghdad, Iraq, June 16, 2007. Photo credit: Cherie A. Thurlby.