Monday, February 27, 2006

Scary Comparative Statistics of Military Losses

Our Canadian troops are now for the first time really engaged in direct combat fighting in the Kandahar region of Afghanistan. Casualities can be expected. Should our Canadian boys be fighting in the military Hot Zone of Kandahar or peacekeeping elsewhere? With the Harper Conservative's focus on military spending and stronger emphasis on supporting the U.S., the following graphs from display a scary scenario for the whole middle east.

The first Graph shows the first 35 months of both the Iraq and Vietnam wars U.S. soldiers killed. (Click on image for larger version)
Next, the chart shows the U.S. soldier's death toll for the entire Vietnam war. (Click on image for larger graph)

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