Percentage of U.S. military deaths by roadside bomb (IED), 2004: Approximately 33%.Definitely read the entire piece. And think about it the next time you order a pizza.
Percentage of U.S. military deaths by roadside bomb (IED), 2007: Approximately 80%.
Amount Pentagon invested in counter-IED jamming technology in the last year: $1.6 billion; $6 billion since the war began.
Amount needed to make a typical IED (which can be built from instructions on the Internet): "About the cost of a pizza," according to Newsweek magazine.
Silver loading and confusion - Over the weekend, I wrote in the New York Times** why I think CSR funding may not come back: Mr. Trump’s decision to end cost-sharing-reduction subsidies, ...