Data prepared by Michael E Hanlon, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, Ian Livingston and Heather Messera, researchers at Brookings.

 

First published in the New York Times, 09 April 2011.

 

IRAQ

01/09

01/10

01/11

US troops in Iraq ( thousands)

140

100

47

US troop deaths

42

19

11

Iraqui Security Forces (Army & Police;  thousands)

635

665

670

Iraqui Security Force deaths

142

80

84

Civilian deaths from war

760

600

414

Electricity output (in average megawatts; prewar: 4,000)

5500

6400

6600

Oil production (in millions of barrels/day; prewar: up to 2.5)

2.3

2.4

2.5

 

 

 

 

PAKISTAN

 

 

 

Monthly attacks by insurgents

230

180

200

Pakistani ground forces deployed near

Tribal Areas/Afghan Border (thousands)

 

150

 

100

 

147

US drone strikes (monthly average)

3.6

8.6

6.3

GPD growth rate (%)

2.0

3.0

4.0

US assistance to Pakistan per annum  ($ billions)

 

3.0

4.3

3.0

 

 

 

 

AFGHANISTAN

 

 

 

US/Other foreign troops ( thousands)

 

36/32

75/39

100/48

Afghan security forces (Army and Police;  thousands)

163

210

273

US/Other foreign troop deaths

 

43/34

37/48

75/32

Attacks by insurgents (per week)

200

380

550

Monthly desertion rate of elite policemen (%)

6.0

4.5

2.0

Monthly pay for Afghan troops in combat zone (dollars)

 

85

250

250

 

Monthly pay for Prosecutors (dollars)

85

85

85

Monthly assassinations in Kandahar

1+

5+

10+

Key districts deemed at least “Partly safe”

by ISAF (%)

 

 

30

 

30

 

50

Afghan Army battalions deemed at least

“Partly effective” by ISAF

 

 

10

 

50

 

95

Afghans who consider roads safe (%)

30

32

45

Companies banned by ISAF for

corrupt practices

 

 

0

 

0

 

9

Non Pashtun parliamentarians (%)

54

54

61

Afghan citizens favouring current Government

over Taliban (%)

 

82

 

88

 

86