What we have wrought in Iraq

As we approach the 6th year anniversary of the Iraq War:

The United Nations estimates that there are about 4.5 million displaced Iraqis -- more than half of them refugees -- or about one in every six citizens.

There are estimates of between 800,000 and 1.3 million "excess deaths".

Iraqi officials indicate that there are 1-2 million war widows, and 5 million orphans.

The above, iin one way or another, affects nearly one in two Iraqis!

According to UNICEF, many provinces report that less than 40 percent of households have access to clean water. More than 70 percent of children in Baghdad, and 40 percent of children in Basra, cannot attend school.

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