Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Report: Iraq war costs could top $2 trillion | csmonitor.com

Report: Iraq war costs could top $2 trillion | csmonitor.com
A new study by Columbia University economist Joseph E. Stiglitz, who won the Nobel Prize in economics in 2001, and Harvard lecturer Linda Bilmes concludes that the total costs of the Iraq war could top the $2 trillion mark. Reuters reports this total, which is far above the US administration's prewar projections, takes into account the long term healthcare costs for the 16,000 US soldiers injured in Iraq so far.
And for what? To turn Iraq into a terrorist training ground...

2 comments:

mrsleep said...

No shit sherlock. That is of course, unless we cut Vet's benefits, and they are on their own.

Intellectual Insurgent said...

Which is definitely on its way Mr. Sleep.