“war” Charts

Hoping for Peacekeeping, Addicted to Warmaking »

The UN has seen a substantial leap in its budget in just the last decade, jumping from $1.5 billion in…

Worldwatch Institute
by: Worldwatch Institute
views: 307
Score: 11

Will you survive the military? »

The answer is a very probable yes. According to the data only 2.84% of people in the military die either…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 190
Score: 3

#saveourveterans: Military Families Disapprove of VA »

Nearly 3 of 4 veterans and military families believe the US Department of Veterans Affairs has not lived up to…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 183
Score: 3

Is Jeter On the Mt. Rushmore of Yankees, Let Alone #1? »

Living in the greater NYC area, I hear every sportscaster talk about how Derek Jeter is one of the, if…

Steven Krier
by: Steven Krier
views: 139
Score: 2

The Drug War - Not So Hidden Racism »

African Americans are disproportionately incarcerated on drug related charges. Clearly the drug war is an instrument of, at least, institutional…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 197
Score: 2

Americans: After Costly Interventions, No More Bill-Footing »

A comfortable majority of Americans take a more realist perspective concerning national security: we should only get involved militarily if…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 205
Score: 2

Was Iraq a Mistake? »

The percentage of Americans that consider the invasion of Saddam Hussein's Iraq a mistake has been largely stagnant since midway…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 85
Score: 2

A Tale of Two Wars »

Over the past decade, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have weighed heavily on the United States' military budget. Peaking…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 101
Score: 2

Deadliest War in US History: Civil War »

Throughout US history, the Civil War has been the deadliest major conflict. It represents over 50 percent of US military…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 196
Score: 2

Do We Live In An Increasingly Dangerous World? »

Despite what some foreign policy hawks might claim, the long term trends in data show an increasingly safer world. War…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 114
Score: 1

US at Odds with Allies over Drones »

In yet another disconnect with most of the world, Americans marginally support the use of drones. With the predictable exception…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 58
Score: 1

Who Has Been Most Impressed By Russia's Power Moves? »

Russia has recently been shaking up world politics and East-West relations with its annexation of Crimea and its role in…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 94
Score: 1

Soldier Suicide »

A survey given to 5,000 non-deployed soldiers recorded suicidal thoughts and actions throughout their lifetime. The survey found that 13.9%…

Maria Donnelly
by: Maria Donnelly
views: 57
Score: 1

America's Faulty Memory Of The Iraq War »

When it comes to the Iraq War, Americans aren't quite remembering things right. Although a poll in 2003 revealed that…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 233

Drone Strikes Unpopular in Pakistan »

2/3 Pakistanis oppose drone attacks from the U.S. Drone strikes mainly target the northern Pakistani province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, which is…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 53

U.S. Rubbing Pakistan The Wrong Way »

There has been a recent decline in unfavorable opinions of the United States, but favorability is still low.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 61

Pakistanis Fear India Over al Qaeda »

Over half of Pakistanis list India as a major security threat, over both the Taliban and al Qaeda.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 77

Decline in Pakistani Woes »

Last year saw a dramatic decrease in the Pakistani public's worries.

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 50

What Keeps the Pakistanis Up At Night? »

What are the Pakistanis worried about? Although both the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban have considerable influence within the nation, worries…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 64

Will We Be Victorious Against ISIS? »

A recent Pew poll found that Americans are generally optimistic regarding our ongoing conflict with ISIS. The majority of the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 78

Americans Left Wondering About Success in Afghanistan »

Over half of Americans are not sure what to make of US involvement in Afghanistan even after more than a…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 30

Deadliest Sniper »

Simo Häyhä was a Finnish sniper in the Winter War with Russia 1939 - 1940. He amassed his number of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 79

2013 Saw Record High Number of Refugees Worldwide »

The 2013 level of displacement was the highest on record. 51.2 million people globally had been forcibly displaced. Of the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 63

Southern Europe Asylum Requests On The Rise »

Among the European regions, southern Europe saw the largest relative increase in asylum seekers. Italy and Turkey accounted for most…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 44

Children Were Largest Refugee Group in 2013 »

The UNHCR reported that refugee numbers hit a record in 2013. Of these, roughly half are children. This is the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 75

Obama's ISIS War Surprisingly Popular in Arab Nations »

People across Arab nations were asked the question, "In general, do you support or oppose the military airstrikes by the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 51

Should the United States Reinstate a Military Draft? »

A strong majority of Americans oppose a return to a system of military draft. The United States has not implemented…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 50

Burdens of War: The Post 9/11 Vet Experience »

We talk a lot about the cost of the Iraq War. Veteran's psychological toll is perhaps the greatest cost. In…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 158

The Death Toll in Gaza and Israel »

The death tolls continue to rise in the latest Israel-Palestine conflict, mostly with Palestinian victims in the Gaza strip. As…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 137

Americans Have Little Sympathy For The Palestinians »

The recent conflict between Israel and Palestine has received a good deal of coverage from the American media and has…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 61

The Death Toll of the Syrian Conflict »

A recent study by the Observer found that the number of deaths caused by the ongoing Syrian conflict has risen…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 58

Hourly Spending Distribution on US Military Weapons »

Every hour 3.2 million dollars of tax payer money is spent on nuclear weapons, jet fighters, and cruise missiles. 2.2…

Nat'l Priorities Project
by: Nat'l Priorities Project
views: 131

Public Mostly Sure Afghanistan Mission is a Failure »

After a decade of war with Afghanistan, most Americans believe little has been accomplished, or are alienated from the matter…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 61

US Leads Global Nuclear Non-Proliferation, and Nuclear Tests »

During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union exploded nearly 85% of all nuclear weapons ever detonated.…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 53

There's Something Seriously Wrong With How We Watch TV »

While over one-in-three Americans tuned in for the most recent Super Bowl Championship, only about a tenth watched the President's…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 63

War in Afghanistan: Least Supported War in American History »

A recent poll taken in December 2013 reveals that less than 20% of surveyed Americans support the war effort in…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 40
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