8 years, since Secretary of State Colin Powell presented evidence of Saddam Hussein's biological weapons program
8 years, since the March 20, 2003 invasion of Iraq
8 years, since President George W. Bush's "Mission Accomplished" speech on the USS Abraham Lincoln
4,479 U.S. military fatalities
30,182 U.S. military injuries
468 contractor fatalities
103,142 " 112,708 documented civilian deaths
2.8 million internally displaced Iraqis
$806 billion in federal funding for the Iraq War through FY2011
$3 " $5 trillion in total economic cost to the United States of the Iraq war according to economist Joseph E. Stiglitz and Linda J. Blimes
$60 billion in U.S. expenditures lost to waste and fraud in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.
0 weapons of mass destruction found in Iraq.