Blood, Stats and Tears

Ward Harkavy in the Village Voice did some numbers crunching and came up with some statistics for casualties in the Iraq War, as compared to previous wars.

Here's some of them:

Number of American soldiers poised for attack at the borders of Iraq: 100,000

Number of Iraqis and Americans who, doctors say, might die in the next war: 48,000 to 260,000

Number of additional deaths expected from the civil war within Iraq following an invasion: 20,000

Number of additional deaths expected from "post-war adverse health effects": 200,000

Number of total deaths if nuclear weapons are used: 3,900,000

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