If you haven’t heard the newest excess death totals yet, find out about it here. Basically, that number represents the additional people who have died because of invasion. And it doesn’t simply count violent deaths. The researchers factored in increased mortality due to poor economic conditions, etc.
And in the interest of equal time, Right Wing NutHouse has some counterpoints here, although they are just opinions from a blogger. :- D
Take a look at both and see what you think.