The US Air Force's BLU-113 "bunker buster" warhead includes more than 600 lb (272 kg) of high explosive the rest is dense depleted uranium.
A man waits to hear more about the condition of his gravely injured relative in the bloodstained corridor of a hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday Sept. 14, 2004.
Billions more were spent stuffing already-bloated intelligence agencies like geese being prepared for pâté de foie gras and cranking up the megawatts snapping and crackling through the wires to the nation's military Frankenstein.
Ali al-Tashi, 9, lies injured in Samarra's hospital.
Slaughter of scores of civilians by sweltering, disgruntled, trigger-happy soldiers
Orwellian fantasies of Fox News and CNN
Sane voices coming from outside the nearly hermetically-sealed US society