6.07.2007

Iraq War Cost Update: 3,501 U.S. Soldiers Killed; up to 71,042 Iraqi Civilians killed; and $432.5 Billion Spent

The Associated Press has just reported that 3,501 Americans have been killed in the Iraq War. That number includes 23 deaths in the first six days of June, or 4 deaths on average per day.

IraqiBodyCount.org estimates Iraqi civilian deaths of between 64,879 and 71,042.

Meanwhile, the Iraq War counter on this weblog registered a cost of war at 2:30 PM (EST) of $432,537,138,450 and counting. That's $432.5 billion dollars spent in U.S. tax payer funds on the Iraq War.

How much more?