‘Credit Card Wars’: Pentagon Grossly Underestimates Cost of Post-9/11 Wars

‘Credit Card Wars’: Pentagon Grossly Underestimates Cost of Post-9/11 Wars

The Pentagon estimates that the cost of war since the fateful terror attacks on 9/11 rounds out to $1.5 trillion, yet experts maintain that this figure wildly underestimates the true financial burden of perpetual war. “After 16 years, should the taxpayers of America be satisfied we are in a ‘stalemate?’ I don’t think so,” the late Sen. John McCain said in 2017.

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