Today is our 2,526th day in Iraq and our 3,054th day in Afghanistan.
We'll start as we always do, with the latest casualty figures from Iraq and Afghanistan, courtesy of Antiwar.com:
Since war began (3/19/03): 4376
Since "Mission Accomplished" (5/1/03): 4237
Since Capture of Saddam (12/13/03): 3913
Since Handover (6/29/04): 3517
Since Obama Inauguration (1/20/09): 148
Other Coalition Troops - Iraq: 325
US Military Deaths - Afghanistan: 960
Other Military Deaths - Afghanistan: 649
Contractor Employee Deaths - Iraq: 1,395
Journalists - Iraq: 335
Academics Killed - Iraq: 431
We find this morning's cost of war
passing through:$ 961, 340, 900, 000 .00
With all the hoopla going on over the Olympics and Valentine's Day this past weekend you might have missed it...but there's still a war on.
And it's very slow going indeed.
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