Angus Abranson (angusabranson) wrote,
Angus Abranson
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Iraq - One Year On

CASUALTIES
US military deaths since 'major combat over' on May 1 2003: At least 514
Other coalition deaths: At least 67
Total reported Iraqi civilian deaths: Estimates from 8,865 to 10,715 *

COST
$33bn allocated so far for reconstruction

RECONSTRUCTION **
More than 200,000 recruited to Iraqi security forces
Oil exports up to 1.8m barrels a day, against 2m pre-war
Electricity back to pre-war levels
51 million new "Baath-free" textbooks in schools
170 newspapers in print

FORMER REGIME
46 of 55 'most wanted' captured or killed, including Saddam
Sources:

* Iraqi Body Count, to 8/04/2004
** Coalition Provisional Authority
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