May 13, 2013
In the article, Skelton expresses his doubts that Iraq's formerly "robust and excellent" healthcare system would recover anytime soon. "Unlike buildings that can be rebuilt, migration patterns aren't reversed easily," he said.
"I am very happy to see this great use of Mac's work and the project more generally by this central UN effort," said Catherine Lutz, co-director of the Costs of War project.
"This is exactly the kind of carry-on effect that we have hoped the Costs of War project will continue to have," she said, adding that the project will continue to have a broadening effect on where people go to look for expertise on war.
— Dominic Mhiripiri '13