Articles related to war spending
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.
What Are the Facts About the War on Terror Costs - US Economy
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 Homeland Security.
US Military Budget: Components, Challenges, Growth - US Economy
The US military budget is $495.6 billion, but total defense spending is $738.8 billion. Why? All the components are hidden in other budgets.
Cost of Iraq War - US Economy - About.com
Mar 24, 2014 ... The Iraq War cost 4488 lives, 32226 wounded, and $3 trillion. And the conflict continues. Here's why.
Estimated Costs of an Iraq War According to CBO - US Government
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has estimated the cost of prosecuting a war against Iraq at up to $9 billion per month.
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 ...
FY 2008 Military Budget - US Economy - About.com
U.S. Military Budget - DoD Base Spending: The U.S. Department of Defense ( DoD) has the single largest budget of any government agency in the discretionary ...
National Debt by Year: Compared to GDP, and Major Events
Jul 30, 2014 ... For example, the debt grew after the 9/11 attacks as the country increased military spending to launch the War on Terror. Between FY 2001-FY ...
The U.S. Employment Effects of Military and Domestic Spending ...
terms (after controlling for inflation), military spending has risen at an ... spending resulting from moving the military budget from 3.0 to 4.4 percent of GDP.
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.