CLEAN DRINKING WATER for those who lack it (1.1 billion people): US$22 billion
Providing PRIMARY EDUCATION to children who don't have access to it (125 million children): $8 billion
Providing 100 million people with MOSQUITO NETS (the most effective way to prevent malaria): $0.3 billion
Total spending by the U.S. on the IRAQ WAR, so far: up to $2,000 billion
DON'T YOU THINK THE MONEY COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER SPENT?
2. BBC News: Talking Point http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/726939.stm
3. Unicef http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/malawi_2430.html
4. New York Times (quoting the Congressional Budget Office)