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Iraq War Cost

Beating Swords Into Solar Panels

Mattea Kramer | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics
Mattea Kramer

Right now is a rare moment when two pieces of bad news Americans are accustomed to hearing could be converted into one piece of very good news.

The $2 Trillion War

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2013 | World

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK, March 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. war in Iraq has cost $1.7 trillion with an additional $490 billion in benefit...

David Wood

Iraq Reconsruction Cost U.S. Taxpayers $60 Billion, Left Behind Corruption And Waste | David Wood | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In nine years of war in Iraq, 4,448 Americans died and 32,221 were wounded in battle, leaving behind a deeply divided country steeped in...

$6.7 Billion Per Month In Afghanistan: Other Ways We Could Spend That Money

HuffPost | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

U.S. spending on the war in Afghanistan has now exceeded the cost of the war in Iraq for the first time since 2003. According to USA Today, we now spe...

Sam Stein

Barney Frank: You Wanna Talk About Spending, How About Iraq? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the public debate over the stimulus package, Democrats have found themselves largely on the defensive -- forced, at first, to explain the inclusion...

Iraq War Costlier Than All US Wars Except WWII

San Francisco Chronicle | Zachary Coile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was supposed to be a quick war and a cheap one. Five years later, 160,000 U.S. troops are still in Iraq. And the costs keep piling up - $12 billion...