If Bush is of sound mind, he'd change this failed policy, somehow.
During the month, 3,438 Iraqis were killed -- 1,855 because of sectarian or political violence and another 1,583 from bombings and shootings. Nearly 3,600 Iraqis were wounded, the official said.
The release of these figures comes on the heels of a U.N. report that said nearly 6,000 people were killed in Iraq in May and June.
Also: Don't miss ThinkProgress' updated Iraq timeline.