High Cost Cheap War!

Friends and readers, thank you for being here.

You need to see the cost of wars and to think of these death numbers. Was there any gain for you?! 

– Before 9/11, over 182,000 civilians have died from direct war 3/20/2003 Afghan war started on 10/7/2001Related image

– As of June 29, 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Defense casualty website, there were 4,424 total deaths (including both killed in action and non-hostile) and 31,952 wounded in action (WIA) as a result of the Iraq War.

– It also notes that the death toll is only direct deaths — not indirect deaths, such as “loss of access to food, water, health facilities, electricity or other infrastructure.” Here’s what they found:

  1. – 6,951 U.S. military deaths
  2. Iraq: 4,550 deaths.
  3. Afghanistan: 2,401 deaths.

         Pakistan: 0 deaths.

There were also 21 civilian DoD deaths, including six in Afghanistan and 15 in Iraq, the Cost of War report notes:

  1. 7,820 U.S. contractor deaths.
  2. Iraq: 3,793 deaths.
  3. Afghanistan: 3,937 deaths.
  4. Pakistan: 90 deaths.

– 109,154 national military and police deaths:

  1. Iraq: 41,726 deaths.
  2. Afghanistan: 58,596 deaths.
  3. Pakistan: 8,832 deaths.

– 1,464 Allied troop deaths:

  1. Iraq: 323 deaths.
  2. Afghanistan: 1,141 deaths.
  3. Pakistan: 0 deaths.

– 244,124 — 266,427 civilian deaths:

  1. Iraq: 182,272 — 204,575 deaths.
  2. Afghanistan: 38,480 deaths.
  3. Pakistan: 23,372 deaths

– 109,396 — 114,471 opposition fighter deaths:

  1. Iraq: 34,806 — 39,881 deaths.
  2. Afghanistan: 42,100 deaths.
  3. Pakistan: 32,490 deaths.

– 362 journalists and media worker deaths

  1. Iraq: 245 deaths.
  2. Afghanistan: 54 deaths.
  3. Pakistan: 63 deaths

– 566 humanitarian and NGO worker deaths:

  1. Iraq: 62 deaths.
  2. Afghanistan: 409 deaths.
  3. Pakistan: 95 deaths

479,858 — 507,236 total deaths

  1. Iraq: 267,792 — 295,170 deaths.
  2. Afghanistan: 147,124 deaths.
  3. Pakistan: 64,942 deaths.

Read the full report here.

Until we chat again, stick together and love each other, follow up with your new posts, catch up with your misses ones, with our hugs and kisses

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