Iraq War by the Numbers

Costs: Cost for Operation Iraqi Freedom: $406.2 Billion Average monthly spending in Iraq: $9.2 billion (Source: CRS Report for Congress — "The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11") U.S. Troop Levels: Current U.S. troop levels (as of 3/6/2008): 159,000 Trained Iraqi Security Forces: 425,345 (Source: Brookings Institute, Defense Department) Casualties: Non-Iraq civilians killed since May, 2003: 504 (Brookings Institute) Journalists killed in Iraq,...Full Story
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