• The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have killed at least 500,000 people, according to a new report that breaks down the toll

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Of the 76 countries in which the US is currently fighting terrorism , at least three have been incredibly deadly: Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
    Brown University's Costs of War Project recently released a report detailing just how deadly they've been. It counts how many people have been killed by the "United States' post-9/11 wars" in these three countries.
    The report accounts for deaths in Afghanistan and Pakistan between October 2001 and October 2018, and in Iraq between March 2003 and October 2018.
    In October 2001, the US invaded Afghanistan to defeat the al-Qaeda and the Taliban, but...
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  • These 8 iconic images tell the story of every US conflict from World War I to Afghanistan

    These 8 iconic images tell the story of every US conflict from World War I to Afghanistan

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    World War I ended 100 years ago on Sunday.
    It was a brutal war that lasted more than four years and killed an estimated 8.5 million soldiers and 13 million civilians.
    It was also a war that cemented the US as a world power, rising to the level of the colonial European powers from which so many Americans and their ancestors had fled.
    But the US has been embroiled in war or conflict for much of the century since the Great War ended.
    And the following iconic war photos show that path. World War I (1914-1918).
    This photo was taken by Paul Popper for Getty Images. It shows British troops...
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