CSBA Analysis Calculates Current, Future Costs of Iraq, Afghanistan Conflicts

/ December 15, 2008 at 5:00 AM
Dec. 15, 2008 -- Operations in Iraq to date have cost the United States $687 billion, more than for any other war save World War II, according to a report released today by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. Adding $184 billion spent on military operations in Afghanistan and $33 billion spent on homeland security missions, CSBA estimates that $904 billion (in fiscal year 2008 dollars) has been provided to cover the direct budgetary costs of U.S. military operations...

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