How did the Afghan War affect the country?
The large percentage of the population working in Agriculture shows that Afghanistan is a LEDC because the industry and service sector is not very developed due to lack of technology and jobs. One of the last major element of Afghanistan that was affected by the war was its education.
How many people have died in the war in Afghanistan?
Brown University’s research in 2019 estimated the loss of life amongst the national military and police in Afghanistan to be more than 64,100 since October 2001, when the war began.
What did the US spend on the war in Afghanistan?
According to the US Department of Defense, the total military expenditure in Afghanistan (from October 2001 until September 2019) was $778bn. In addition, the US State Department – along with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and other government agencies – spent $44bn on reconstruction projects.
Why was Afghanistan neutral in World War 1?
Although Afghanistan, under pressure to join by Germany and Turkey, remained neutral in the war, the country and some of its subjects were sucked into the killing. In the first instalment of a series, AAN Senior Analyst Thomas Ruttig tells how he found the graves of three Afghans buried on a cemetery not far from his hometown, Berlin.
Is there an economic cost to the war in Afghanistan?
In addition to the human cost of war, the economic cost is also tremendously high. Though there are no exact statistics on the economic cost of the war in Afghanistan, it can be estimated by using the research on other parts of the world.
How many people died in the war in Afghanistan?
In the years that followed, more than 870,000 Afghans were killed, three million were maimed or wounded, a million were internally displaced and over five millions were forced to flee the country.
What was life like in Afghanistan 40 years ago?
Forty years ago there was peace and stability in Afghanistan and even though citizens had little say in the country’s destiny mainly ruled by the monarchy, they could enjoy life because war was a far thought. The effects and impacts of war are tangible almost in all of the aspects of society in Afghanistan.