O: Number of nuclear warheads in
53.9: Estimated number of
overweight by federal obesity standards.
$850 billion: Estimated military spending in the world in 2002.
50: Percentage spent by
0.0015: Percentage spent by
50 per cent: Spending increase on
between 2000 and 2007.
320 metric tonnes: Amount of depleted uranium left in region after
1991 Gulf War.
200,000: Estimated number of
Gulf War Syndrome.
700: Between 1991 and 94, percentage increase in cancer rates in
1 in 6: Chance the
9: Percentage of
that were classified as precision-guided.
75: Percentage used during current war.
98: During the first Gulf War, the reported "success rate" (or
percentage of accurate strikes) by Tomahawk cruise missiles.
10: Pentagon's estimated "success rate" after the war ended.
$750,000: Unit cost of one Tomahawk cruise missile.
725: By Thursday morning, number of Tomahawks used in
6: Of the 10-member commission created to investigate the 9/11
terrorist attacks, the number who have direct links to the airline
$3 million: Budget given to commission.
$9 billion: Estimated monthly cost for
$100 billion: Estimated cost of
$7.4 billion: Amount
development this year.
70: The percentage increase in wealth gap between the top 10 per cent
of American families with highest incomes and the 20 per cent of
families with lowest incomes between 1998 and 2001.
400: Number of French products and companies suggested for boycott on
several Web sites.
18: Number of times
76: Number of times the
1,200: Number of American historians who signed a petition last year
demanding the Bush administration respect the U.S. Constitution with
respect to declaration of war.
54 to 67: By 2020, estimated percentage of crude oil that will come
2: As a measure of proven oil reserves, ranking of
6: Percentage of the world's population living in the U.S.
30: Percentage of the world's energy resources used in the U.S.
89: Percentage of Americans who rely on television as their first
source of news during war in
stories airing on NBC, ABC and CBS that originated directly from
White House, Pentagon or State Department.
67: Between March 25 and 27, percentage of
who said they felt "sad watching the war coverage."
83: Percentage of
return to entertainment programming.
236,202: The number of times Osama bin Laden was mentioned in
international media reports between
57, 667: The number of times Osama bin Laden was mentioned between
66,648: The number of times Saddam Hussein was mentioned between
225,147: The number of times Saddam Hussein was mentioned between
for the resignation of U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld after
he denied the
38: In a 2002 poll, percentage of Americans who said
13: Percentage of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 who could
16,000: Number of inactive military ranges in the
unexploded munitions that pose serious environmental hazards.
1.5 million: Number of Internet "hits" the Iraq Body Count Web site
has had since the war began.
52: Percentage of these visitors who are from the
50: Percentage of weapons entering the global market that come from
10: Percentage of
population with basic necessities.
1: Number of countries that have used nuclear weapons against another
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