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Libyan government: a prosperous future lost to civil war

Libyan government: a prosperous future lost to civil war | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
The Libyan government in Tripoli estimates the grinding conflict that has been tearing the country apart for the past five months has cost the national economy some $50 billion.
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Why the US won't leave Afghanistan - Opinion - Al Jazeera English

Why the US won't leave Afghanistan - Opinion - Al Jazeera English | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
Surge, bribe and run? Or surge, bribe and stay? How US military bases and the energy war play out in Afghanistan.
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Debt on Global Wars: Interest Greater than Cost of WWII

Debt on Global Wars: Interest Greater than Cost of WWII | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
Pacific Free Press - Hard Truths for Hard Times - Progressive opinion, dissident news...
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Santa Monica Los Angeles beach Arlington West crosses

Santa Monica Los Angeles beach Arlington West crosses | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
David Troy, 67, and other volunteers with Veterans for Peace set out hundreds of wooden crosses and faux coffins in Santa Monica to signify recent U.S. war dead.
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America could do great things - Delmarva Now

America could do great things - Delmarva Now | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
America could do great thingsDelmarva NowFor the cost of the Afghan war in 2011 alone, we could have provided Head Start funding for all eligible children for 25.8 years. The cumulative cost of the Afghan war to Maryland has been $8.6 billion.
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Does war have a future? | Statesman Journal | statesmanjournal.com

WASHINGTON — Has Libya been unique or is U.S. involvement there foreshadowing arguments over how the United States goes to war in the future?
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War and the Economy : Dispatches from the Culture Wars

War and the Economy : Dispatches from the Culture Wars | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
Gregg Easterbrook has an important column looking at the costs of war in terms of economic growth. The cost of ongoing U.S. wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya is up to at least $1.2 trillion. What would the economic recovery ...
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The Costs: Eight years in Iraq - Iraq's Challenge - Al Jazeera English

The Costs: Eight years in Iraq - Iraq's Challenge - Al Jazeera English | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
The war in Iraq has cost US taxpayers more than $800bn since the start of the 2003 invasion. Al Jazeera takes a look.
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Associated Press Of Pakistan ( Pakistan's Premier NEWS Agency ) - Pakistan pays heavy price in war on terror, suffers around US $ 67.93 bln losses in ten years

Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation, Pakistan's premier NEWS agency...
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Pentagon Should Cut Bloated Head Count, Not Weapons Programs - Forbes (blog)

Pentagon Should Cut Bloated Head Count, Not Weapons Programs - Forbes (blog) | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
Forbes (blog)Pentagon Should Cut Bloated Head Count, Not Weapons ProgramsForbes (blog)When the Army Corps of Engineers built a giant new headquarters for the Navy and War Departments in record time during World War II, locals marveled at how...
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In bipartisan vote French parliament continues war in Libya

On Tuesday the French parliament voted overwhelmingly to continue France’s imperialist war in Libya.
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The true cost of war: When Johnny comes marching home again

Like many Americans, my emotions were mixed as I listened to President Obama’s speech on June 22. I was pleased that the withdrawal has begun, although the number seems a bit meager.
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We've Attacked Libya With $368 Million Worth of Bombs

We've Attacked Libya With $368 Million Worth of Bombs | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
The Pentagon is asking Congress if it can move money around in its budget to replace the spent ordinance...
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The Eight Outrageous Costs Of The War On Terror

The Eight Outrageous Costs Of The War On Terror | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
For the first time in U.S. history, America is fighting wars — in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan —  funded almost entirely by U.S. government borrowing.
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On Independence Day: The cost of war then and now - Tulsa World

On Independence Day: The cost of war then and now - Tulsa World | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
On Independence Day: The cost of war then and nowTulsa WorldPrivate philanthropy and money from the coffers of Southern states provided benefits to the Confederate veterans.
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Defence chiefs cut bonus payments to military bands - Telegraph.co.uk

Defence chiefs cut bonus payments to military bands - Telegraph.co.uk | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukDefence chiefs cut bonus payments to military bandsTelegraph.co.ukThe move will cost each of the members of the 30 bands around £1000 a year, and swell official coffers to the tune of £2 million, a fraction of the £40m bonus pot MOD...
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Among The Costs Of War: $20B A Year In A.C.? : NPR

The figure comes from a former Pentagon official who now sells "energy-efficient" technology to the Department of Defense. And it highlights the nuances of U.S. war spending.
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Arab Spring Refugees: the Cost of War | Foreign Policy Journal

Arab Spring Refugees: the Cost of War | Foreign Policy Journal | The Cost of War | Scoop.it
It seems that the West is prepared to pay the cost of war but not the cost of humanitarian aid.
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