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Afghan War Costs

Cost of War

Jeff Danziger | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Afghan War: We're Not Done Paying

David Wood | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
David Wood

President Obama insists that the big U.S. role in Afghanistan is coming to an end -- he may use his State of the Union speech Tuesday to announce more...

Afghanistan: A War of Moral Attrition

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 11.28.2012 | World
Rizwan A. Rahmani

The war that should have been fought decisively, in a short and swift manner, is the Afghanistan war. Yet this war will be -- and already is going down in the history as such -- one of the longest wars America has ever fought.

Militarist Madness

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.24.2011 | World
Lawrence Wittner

Wouldn't nations be more secure if they worked harder at cooperating with one another rather than at threatening one another with military might?

Kristof: 1 Soldier Or 20 Schools In Afghanistan? | NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The war in Afghanistan will consume more money this year alone than we spent on the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican-American War, the ...

Afghan War Costs Now Outpace Iraq's

USA Today | Richard Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The monthly cost of the war in Afghanistan, driven by troop increases and fighting on difficult terrain, has topped Iraq costs for the first time sinc...

Afghanistan War To Cost More Than Iraq

Wired | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The price tag for running the war in Afghanistan will outstrip the cost of the conflict in Iraq next year, according to budget documents released toda...