Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Iraq Progress Scorecard


May 1, 2003 Today
U.S. Troops Wounded 542 24,912
U.S. Troops Killed

139 3,351
Contractors Killed

69 916
Journalists and Media Assistants Killed

11 167
U.S. Forces in Iraq 150,000 146,000
Size of Iraqi Security Forces
7,000-9,000 334,300
Number of Insurgents less than 5,000 ~70,000 (Sunni only)
Insurgent Attacks Per Day 8 148.9
Cost to U.S. Taxpayers $79 billion $421 billion
Approval of Bush’s Handling of Iraq 75% 24%
Percentage of Americans who Believe The Iraq War Was “Worth Fighting” 70% 34%
Bush’s Overall Job Approval 71% 32%


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