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Costs of War Project: The $5.6 Trillion Price Tagof the Post-9/11 Wars

Posted Original Site – November 8, 2017

 The Costs of War Project, housed at the Watson Institute, released a new study estimating that the U.S. budgetary costs of post-9/11 wars will reach $5.6 trillion by the end of the fiscal year 2018.

To read the paper, click here original. (If not working use link below…)

Costs of U.S. Post-9_11 NC Crawford FINAL

News coverage includes:

U.S. Spent $5.6 Trillion on Wars in Middle East and Asia: Study – Wall Street Journal

16 years, $5.6 trillion later, post-9/11 wars worth it? – The Hill

Full cost of U.S. wars overseas approaching $6 trillion – Military Times

Study: U.S. Spent $5.6 Trillion on Wars in Middle East, Asia – The Daily Beast

Cost of war – Foreign Policy’s Situation Report

The cost of war endgames? Who knows, we’re still counting – Idaho Statesman

9/11 by the numbers – Detroit Metro Times

U.S. spending on post-9/11 wars to reach $5.6 trillion by 2018 – News from Brown

US Spent $5.6 Trln on Wars in Middle East Since 9/11 – Sputnik News

The U.S. Has Spent $5.6 Trillion On Wars in The Middle East and Asia – Uproxx

Nation That Says It Can’t Afford Universal Healthcare Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on War Since 9/11 (With No End in Sight) – Common Dreams

Simply amazing… .GOV gone wild…

That is a bunch of standard of living gone…. Down the drain…. In someones pocket…. Out of your pocket…. Never to be seen again…. And Americans have to pay for universities and healthcare? …. We truly are dupes…


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