US war debt dances on the ceiling

Source: Asiatimes on line.
No one knows the true cost in blood and treasure of the United States’ open wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and covert conflict in Pakistan over the past 10 years, but a recent report’s estimates of 225,000 dead and US$4 trillion spent may prove too conservative. The study excluded long-term obligations to veterans and promised money, yet to be paid, for reconstruction.


Categories: Americas

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