7 US soldiers wrote an op-ed for the New York Times three weeks ago criticising the Bush administrations rationale for the war and questioning the point of their presence in Iraq. Whilst the article was awaiting publication one was shot in the head and flown the US for treatment. He is thought likely to survive. Not so two others, Sgt. Omar Mora and Sgt. Yance T. Gray, who died on Monday in a traffic accident.