From 1991 to 2009 the US Government banned the media from publishing pictures of the cost of war (flagged draped coffins returning home). This picture from 2004 sparked the ultimate lifting of the ban.

From 1991 to 2009 the US Government banned the media from publishing pictures of the cost of war (flagged draped coffins returning home). This picture from 2004 sparked the ultimate lifting of the ban.