Turning the tanks on the reporters: The figures in Iraq tell a terrible story. Fifteen media people dead, with two missing, presumed dead. If you consider how short the campaign was, Iraq will be notorious as the most dangerous war for journalists ever.
This is bad enough. But - and here we tread on delicate ground - it is a fact that the largest single group of them appear to have been killed by the US military.
[por Philip Knightley, author of 'First Casualty' (Carlton), a history of war correspondents and propaganda]