Sunday, 8 August 2010

How many wars does the the USA wants before they call it quits and say they cannot afford it

Read the article on by Steve Chapman, it quoted that America's two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost more than USD 1,000,000,000,000 (US Dollars One Trillion).

Just wondering how much more that the US Government wants to spend on Iraq and the escalating war in Afghanistan.

Hoping also that the most powerful nation in the world does not have serious ideas on Iran.

read excerpt:

The Unaffordability of Endless War

Transforming distant nations is a costly luxury.

Steve Chapman | August 5, 2010

It's a shame to let accountants spoil the charming romance of war, but sometimes they insist. Recently the Congressional Research Service reported that our military undertakings in Iraq and Afghanistan have marked an important milestone. Together, they have cost more than a trillion dollars.

That doesn't sound like much in the age of TARP, ObamaCare, and LeBron James, but it is. Adjusted for inflation, we have spent more on Iraq and Afghanistan than on any war in our history except World War II. They have cost more in real dollars than the Korean and Vietnam wars combined.

Read the article the
unaffordability of endless war.

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