The first U.S. combat death,

The first U.S. combat death, Johnny “Mike Spann, a CIA agent, has been officially reported. First, it’s just amazing that it took this long for an American death. Second, it’s really amazing that your chances of dying appear to be higher if you’re a journalist than if you’re a U.S. combat troop.

Author: Will Wilkinson

Vice President for Research at the Niskanen Center