AFGHANISTAN: War funding request denotes 68,000 troops through late 2013

by Matt Southworth It’s no secret that war is expensive. The U.S. has spent over $1,400,000,000,000 ($1.4 trillion) in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001. This figure represents operational costs, not long term costs such as veteran care, which will rise for decades to come. However, looking at the fiscal year 2013 war funding request, you … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: War funding request denotes 68,000 troops through late 2013