Damage adds up after almost 9 years of war12/16/2011
Looking back at the Iraq war in numbers
U.S. deaths as of Thursday: 4,487, according to the Pentagon.
Confirmed U.S. military wounded (hostile) as of Nov. 29: 31,921.
Deaths of civilian employees of U.S. government contractors as of Sept. 30: More than 2,097.
Iraqi deaths as of Nov. 30 from war-related violence, according to Iraq Body Count: At least 103,775.
Assassinated Iraqi academics as of Aug. 25: 464.
Journalists killed on assignment as of Nov. 30: 174.
Internal refugees: Approximately 1.3 million people are currently displaced inside Iraq.
Cost: More than $805 billion as of Nov. 30, according to the National Priorities Project.This entry was posted in Iraq, Military Spending, Social Justice, The Issues, U.S. in Conflict. Bookmark the permalink. ← 2012: Looking Forward to History We can’t afford to wait until the bombs drop →
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