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20 Years, $6 Trillion, 900,000 Lives: The Enormous Costs and Elusive Benefits of the War on Terror
Dylan Matthews | VOX - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Sep 2021

11 Sep 2021 – The costs of the war in Iraq, and indeed of every other front in the war on terror, are relatively easy to relate: hundreds of thousands of lost lives, trillions in dollars spent, incalculable damage to the US’s reputation in the world. So let’s start with a harder question: What, if any, benefits accrued to the US and the world as a result of the war on terror?

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