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The High Cost of War

  • The war in Iraq has cost Britain £5 billion. 176 British soldiers have been killed there.

  • The war in Iraq costs the US £5 billion every month. They have lost 4,000 soldiers.

  • More than 655,000 Iraqis have been killed since the occupation of Iraq, according to a report published in The Lancet last October.

  • 1.14m Iraqis have fled their homes since the invasion.

  • The predicted cost to the taxpayer of British troops being in Iraq this year is £1.65bn

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