The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have cost billions of dollars over the last decade, but the spending won’t stop when the fighting does. Just how much money are we spending on health care because of war? As of March 2013, the U.S. has paid $135 billion for medical and disability care for more than 4 million veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Total payout for ongoing veteran’s benefits from all wars (combined) prior to 2001: $24.8 billion per year.
What would happen if the U.S. went to war with North Korea over nuclear threats? Which country has the largest capability by the numbers? The following infographic explores this issue.
For nearly half of its relatively brief existence, the United States has been actively involved in armed conflict, whether at home or abroad. Here is a closer look at wars involving the U.S. military from Best Liberal Arts Colleges.
Is the government preparing to put down widespread civil strife or uprising? After four years of economic woe, and an all-time low approval rating for congress, many Americans are asking this question. With a government that’s seemingly out of control, conspiracy theories are popping up about what’s “really” going on – and there’s more truth to these theories than you might think. Get the facts in the following infographic by Criminal Justice Major Degrees before it’s too late and see what you should be concerned about.
America has been involved in 22 official wars, conflicts and invasions since the beginning of Generation X, which by broadest definition starts in 1961 and ends at 1981. Although the losses can’t compare to the Baby Boomer’s Vietnam or the Silent Generation’s World War II or Korea, Americans are war weary and that includes Generations X and Y as you will see in the following infographic by jenx67.com.
N2Growth has created the following infographic to offer some perspective as to the difference in our nations commitment and resolve by comparing our reaction to entering World War II after the bombing of Pearl Harbor with how we have reacted to the attacks of 9/11.
70 years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, “a day that will live in infamy,” in the words of President Franklin Roosevelt, an attack that thrust the United States into World War II. This Infographic shows the events that took place that fateful day.