Numbers: Jul. 21, 2003

$3.9 billion Monthly cost of the U.S. military presence in Iraq, according to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld

$2 billion Monthly cost of the U.S. military presence in Iraq projected by the White House in April

111 Days U.N. inspectors spent in their unsuccessful search for weapons of mass destruction (WMD) before they were forced to leave Iraq so the U.S. could launch the war

117 Days U.S. forces have spent (from the start of the war through last Saturday) in their thus far futile search for WMD

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