350.000.000.000 US-$ and counting
350 billion US-Dollars so far for the war in irak, roundabout 267.9 billion euro. A campain in germany for charitable donations states that nurishment, education, clean water and housing costs 31 Euro per month for a child in africa or asia. Some rough calculations: You would be able to give 8 billion months of life to the poor. Or 41.6 million children a humane life from their birth to the age of sixteen. And the tip of a needle of a shot of antibiotics piercing the arm of child is a much better ambassador than the tip of a bullet piercing a head. Now they want 100 billion dollars more. 11 million humane youths more.