war in Iraq
U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, May 22, 2007, 3,424 U.S. service members (including 25 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,801 in combat and 623 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 25,549. In the last week, 31 U.S. soldiers died.
Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 3,278 soldiers have died.
Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense
IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 64,061 and 70,169.
COST OF IRAQ WAR: $427,904,020,057