War in Iraq

The war in Iraq cost $2.4 trillion.

There are ~40 million Iraqis.

Iraq’s GDP per capita is ~5,000 USD.

How much is $2.4 trillion / 40 million?

2.4 x 10^12 / 4 * 10^7 = 60,000

So you could use the war budget to bribe every Iraqi with 12 years’ worth of their income.

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