June 29, 2011
The cost of U.S. military action in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan will run to at least $3.7trillion, a study has revealed today.
The staggering figure could reach as high as $4.4trillion, with the deaths of up to 258,000 people, according to research by Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies.
In human terms, 224,000 to 258,000 people have died directly from warfare – including 125,000 civilians in Iraq.
This article was posted: Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 11:48 am