The Cost of War

Open Wound

The mounting costs of war over the past decade are staggering. More than 4,440 US troops and over 1 million civilians have been killed in Iraq and over 32,009 US troops have been wounded. Casualties in Afghanistan and Pakistan have been horrendous. The US has spent over $1.3 trillion on these wars since 2001. Besides the casualty lists and suicide rates among soldiers, across America local and state governments … [Read more...]