Looming Afghanistan War costs

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Cost of Afghanistan War set to double with “surge”

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High Costs Weigh on Troop Debate for Afghan War

by CHRISTOPHER DREW
Published: November 14, 2009

While President Obama’s decision about sending more troops to Afghanistan is primarily a military one, it also has substantial budget implications that are adding pressure to limit the commitment, senior administration officials say.

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Total casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan: 90,000

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90000 Casualties, but Who’s Counting?

Antiwar.comKelley B. Vlahos?Nov 9, 2009?
Linda Bilmes and Joseph Stiglitz have identified two scenarios in their book, The Three Trillion Dollar War (2008). One scenario estimates a long-term cost

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