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Iraq War Statistics at January 31, 2012
Quick-reading statistics about the Iraq War, including spending, casualties, seriously wounded and more. Data is at January 31, 2012, except as indicated.
http://usliberals.about.com/od/homelandsecurit1/a/IraqNumbers.htm
What Are the Facts About the War on Terror Costs - US Economy
Dec 18, 2013 ... The War on Terror costs nearly $1.5 trillion from FY 2001-FY 2014. That's on top of the costs to run the Department of Defense, the VA and ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/usfederalbudget/f/War_on_Terror_Facts.htm
US Military Budget - US Economy - About.com
The FY 2015 US Military Budget is $495.6 billion, second only to Social Security. The true cost is $738.8 billion. Why it's so high, and how it's grown since 2006.
http://useconomy.about.com/od/usfederalbudget/p/military_budget.htm
Cost of Iraq War - US Economy - About.com
Mar 23, 2014 ... The Iraq War cost 4488 lives, 32226 wounded, and $3 billion. And the conflict continues. Why?
http://useconomy.about.com/od/usfederalbudget/fl/Cost-of-Iraq-War.htm
Are Wars Good for the Economy? - Economics - About.com
An article explaining why wars are bad for the economy. ... Increasing taxes reduces consumer spending, which does not help the economy improve at all.
http://economics.about.com/cs/issues/l/aa032003c.htm
Estimated Costs of an Iraq War According to CBO
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has estimated the cost of prosecuting a war against Iraq at up to $9 billion per month.
http://usgovinfo.about.com/library/weekly/aairaqwarcost.htm
U.S. Congress Passes War Spending Bill - US Government Info
In a rare Saturday session, the U.S. Congress has approved an emergency spending bill allocating $79 billion to fund wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, reward ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/cs/waronterror/a/warspending.htm
FY 2008 Military Budget - US Economy - About.com
That meant Supplemental Spending for the WoT for FY 2007 was $173.6 billion. This brought total Military spending for FY 2007 to $671.6 billion. (Source: FY ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/fiscalpolicy/p/2008_defense.htm
Are Wars Good for the Economy? - Myths and Facts - Economics
The standard "a war gives the economy a boost" argument goes as follows: Let's ... With the unemployment rate down we have more people spending again and ...
http://economics.about.com/od/warandtheeconomy/a/warsandeconomy.htm
9/11 Attacks Economic Impact - US Economy - About.com
Apr 4, 2014 ... The 9/11 attacks had long-ranging economic impacts. Not only did they deepen the 2001 recession, they led to the War on Terror. These costs ...
http://useconomy.about.com/od/Financial-Crisis/f/911-Attacks-Economic-Impact.htm
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