The $5.6 Trillion Cost Of Washington's Endless, Failed Wars

When it comes to America’s wars, more than 16 years later our generals are victorious. Not, of course, in the distant lands where those conflicts grind on unendingly, but in the one place that matters: Washington, D.C. Could there be a more striking sign of that than the elevation of three of those generals to key positions in the Trump administration?...... In a counterpoint to the relatively limited estimates issued by the Pentagon, the Costs of War Project has, for instance, come up with a comprehensive estimate of what the war on terror has actually cost this country since 2001: $5.6 trillion.

 

 

 

https://original.antiwar.com/Stephanie_Savell/2018/02/15/hidden-costs-americas-wars/

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