This March 2019 video from the USA says about itself:
The Iraq war was so messy and costly that the best attempt to assess the sheer damage is through numbers.
Read more here.
Translated from Dutch NOS radio today:
The most important Shiite cleric of Iraq, Ayatollah Sistani, has called on countries to remain calm after the liquidation of General Soleimani. He described the attack as “a brutal attack” on someone who helped defeat terrorist group ISIS.
And had helpeed United States forces fight the Taliban in Afghanistan.
According to Sistani, the death of Soleimani leads Iraq to “very difficult times”, calling on the parties involved to remain calm. The United Kingdom announces that it has already increased security at its military bases in the Middle East.
IRAQI military and intelligence officials have claimed that the United States was wrong about the attack on an airbase that prompted them to assassinate Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. On December 27, a rocket attack on Iraqi military base K-1 killed a US civilian contractor and wounded several US military and Iraqi personnel. The US blamed an Iran-backed Iraqi militia, but doubts have been raised about who fired the rockets that kicked off the spiral of events posing the threat of war, the New York Times revealed today: here.