Facts About Iraq War

This is the facts that I will be using in my design, the links are available.

A lot of the information used is from YALE & HARVARD studies,

It will be my job to present this information in a user-friendly way

BUDGET

$640 Billion estimated spent on Iraq war

How it COULD BE spent;

$30 Billion/Year is need to end world hunger

$20 Billion to end homelessness in USA

$10 Billion top provide world clean water – 40% of the world don’t get clean water

$70 Billion/Year to provide free healthcare in USA

$63 Billion/ Year to make higher education free for all

$118 Billion to put a solar panel on roofs of every property

$200 Billion Free internet worldwide.

$40 Billion for a 1 week, all inclusive holiday to Europe for every US citizen

9B 15 Fluorescent Light bulbs for each us household

$8B FREE CONTRACEPTIVES IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD

$72 COLONISE MARS & SEND 70 PEOPLE

How it WAS spent;

6M/10B = 1650 Missile Launchers

1.3M per soldier x 100,000 soldiers = $130B

114M/12B = 100 Stealth Fighters

Destroyer Ship 1.4B x 62 = 87B

Submarine 3B x 30 = 90B

515 Helicopters 70M/36B

42 Surveillance Hawks 10B

15 Aeroplanes 34B

3B to arm soldiers with guns, ammo and grenades

80B Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation

62B = 10,000 Tanks

PROFITS?

$401 Billion from the TOP 10 arms-producing and military services companies

“This work begins with keeping our economy growing and I encourage you all to go shopping more” – George Bush, Day after 9/11.

IRAQ BEFORE WAR

2.5 million barrels per day – Oil

$30.10 per barrel on month of invasion

$752,500,000 per day

112B RESERVES IS WORTH

$3,612,000,000,000

WOULD PAY THE BUDGET x 5

DEATHS

Total Iraq’s killed = 179,240

Total Americans killed = 5,272

Total killed = 184,512

1 American 34 Iraqis deaths

2,996 people died on 9/11

52 people died in London underground bombings.

References:

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/06/books/chapters/0713-1st-hedges.html

http://www.wanttoknow.info/warcoverup

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/11/homelessness-christmas-decorations_n_2276536.html

http://borgenproject.org/the-cost-to-end-world-hunger/

http://www.nytimes.com/2000/11/23/world/price-of-safe-water-for-all-10-billion-and-the-will-to-provide-it.html

http://www.amsa.org/AMSA/Libraries/Committee_Docs/CaseForUHC.sflb.ashx

http://www.caranddriver.com/tesla/model-s

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_number_of_households

http://www2.ucsc.edu/whorulesamerica/power/wealth.html

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/03/10/10-companies-profiting-most-from-war/1970997/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bX7V6FAoTLc – song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxk9PW83VCY – bush shopping

https://www.iraqbodycount.org/analysis/reference/announcements/5/

http://www2.ucsc.edu/whorulesamerica/power/wealth.html

http://www.salon.com/2014/09/24/heres_who_profits_from_our_new_war_inside_nsa_and_an_army_of_private_contractors_plans/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_budget_of_the_United_States

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIM-104_Patriot#MIM-104F_.28PAC-3.29

http://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/research_reports/RR100/RR145/RAND_RR145.pdf

http://www.eia.gov/dnav/pet/hist/LeafHandler.ashx?n=PET&s=F000000__3&f=M

http://www.econ.yale.edu/~nordhaus/iraq.pdf

http://www.unfpa.org/webdav/site/global/shared/documents/publications/2012/AIU%20Paper%20-%20Estimates%20for%202012%20final.pdf

http://www.improvingourworld.com

http://www.mars-one.com/faq/finance-and-feasibility/how-much-does-the-mission-cost

http://www.digitalrainforest.co.uk/get-involved/what-you-can-do/

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