from a London Newspaper comes the Iraq War in Numbers (for the 1st 1000 Days)...
$204.4billion The cost to the US of the war so far. The UK's bill up until March 2005 was £3.1 billion
2,339 Allied troops killed
30,000 Estimated Iraqi civilian deaths
0 Number of WMDs found
8 per cent of Iraqi children suffering acute malnutrition
90 Daily attacks by insurgents in Nov '05. In Jun '03: 8
82 per centIraqis who are "strongly opposed" to presence of coalition troops
15,955 US troops wounded in action
47 per cent Iraqis who never have enough electricity
20 casualties per month from unexploded mines
67 per cent Iraqis who feel less secure because of occupation
$343 Average monthly salary for an Iraqi soldier. Average monthly salary for an American soldier in Iraq: $4,160.75
70 per cent of Iraqi's whose sewage system rarely works
We are told to "count the costs" so I hope you enjoyed this counting excercise.
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