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The cost of invading Iraq

October, 2004 —

In 2010, still, The English-language media consistently maintain that "almost 100 thousand" Iraqi civilians have died as a result of the United States' invasion.

Johns Hopkins estimated in 2006 that more than 650,000 Iraqis had died who would not have if there had been no U.S. invasion.

It looks like about a hundred-thousand civilians died in the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

In the first systematic attempt to make an estimate, a researcher from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health led a team that interviewed at 1000 Iraqi households in dispersed locations. They compared death rates before the invasion and after the invasion.

Most of the war-dead were women and children, if you want to know the details.

Coalition forces dead: 1,253
Latest Fatality: today (Oct 29, 2004)

Gallup Poll and CNN/USA Today/Gallup Poll, October 22-24:

"Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as president?"

51% Yes
46% No
3% Don't know

— 29 October, 2004