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Sources for the Leaflet:
- "Twelve-year-old Ali": BBC News. "Limbless Iraqi boy offered help." April 9, 2003; BBC News. "Child war victim inspires appeal." April 10, 2003.
- "illegal": BBC News. "Iraq war illegal, says Annan." Sept. 16, 2004; Jan Frel. AlterNet. "Could Bush Be Prosecuted for War Crimes?" July 10, 2006.
- "based upon lies": Jonathan S. Landay and Tish Wells. Knight-Ridder via CommonDreams. "Global Misinformation Campaign was Used to Build Case for War." March 16, 2004.
- "Iraq did not have weapons of mass destruction": Julian Borger. The Guardian. "There were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq." Oct. 7, 2004.
- "Iraqi government was not involved in the 9/11 attacks and had no ties to al-Qaeda": MSNBC. "9/11 panel sees no link between Iraq, al-Qaida." June 16, 2004; MSNBC. "Report: 9/11-Iraq link refuted days after attack." Nov. 22, 2005.
- "Powell told CNN": CNN. "Powell: Support for Obama doesn't mean Iraq war wrong. Oct. 19, 2008."
- "lionizing the 'Buffalo Soldiers' ": Colin Powell. My American Journey (New York: Random House, 1995) pp. 276ff.
- "covering up the My Lai massacre, playing a key role in the Reagan administration's Iran-Contra affair": Robert Parry and Norman Solomon. Consortium News. "Behind Colin Powell's Legend." December 2000.
- "directly killed 13,000 Iraqi civilians": Business Week. "Toting the Casualties of War." Feb. 6, 2003.
- "more than 106,000 Iraqi civilian noncombatants": Iraq Body Count (IBC) Project. The 106,000 figure is the lower end of range estimate of civilian deaths, an estimate the IBC considers to be conservative. In 2006, The Lancet, a peer-reviewed medical journal, published the second of two studies on the subject. The four authors of the 2006 study wrote: "We estimate that between March 18, 2003, and June, 2006, an additional 654,965 (392,979–942,636) Iraqis have died above what would have been expected on the basis of the pre-invasion crude mortality rate as a consequence of the coalition invasion."