YubaNet.com
Friday, August 22 2014

            We Deliver News to the Sierra
News Fire News spacer Latest News spacer Regional News spacer California News spacer USA News spacer World News spacer Op-Ed spacer Enviro News spacer Sci Tech News spacer Life spacer Odd News spacer Cartoons spacer
Features The Calendar features features Weather features Sierra NightSky features features features Road Conditions features Home spacer
US
 

Costs of Iraq War to U.S: $2.2 trillion to $6 trillion


    Google+    

By: Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University

March 14, 2013 - Ten years after the US-led invasion of Iraq on March 19, 2003, the Costs of War project has released the first comprehensive analysis of direct and indirect human and economic costs of the war that followed.

According to the report, the war has killed at least 190,000 people, including men and women in uniform, contractors and civilians and will cost the U.S. $2.2 trillion – a figure that far exceeds the initial 2002 estimates by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget of $50 to $60 billion. Catherine Lutz, the Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Family Professor of Anthropology and International Studies at the Institute, co-directs the project with Neta C. Crawford, professor of political science at Boston University.

The project's complete findings are available at costsofwar.org.

 

Help us bring you more news. Be a real reader: Support YubaNet

By submitting a comment you consent to our rules. You must use your real first and last name, not a nickname or alias. A comment here is just like a letter to the editor or a post on Facebook. Thank you.

 

Latest Headlines

US

New Report Shows Budget Impact of Rising Firefighting Costs

Federal Court Rules Indiana Must Recognize Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages

Keystone XL: Friends of the Earth files for release of State Department records surrounding EIS revisions

Florida's waters being steadily transformed into an open sewer because permit conditions not enforced

Parents Projected to Spend $245,340 to Raise a Child Born in 2013, According to USDA Report

Scale of UK lobbying over Senate torture report revealed by Ambassador's meetings

Big Game Hunting Outfitter Pleads Guilty to Felony Conspiracy Charge re: Illegal Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunting

Facts and Figures: The government program that's equipping police like an occupying military force


More

 

 

 

 

NEWS . Fire News . Latest . Regional . California . USA . World . Op-Ed . Enviro . Sci/Tech . Life . Odd News . Cartoons
FEATURES . The Calendar .Weather . Sierra NightSky . Horoscope . Road Conditions
YubaNet.com . Advertising. About Us . Support YubaNet . Contact Us . Terms of Use . Privacy

YubaNet.com © 1999-2014
Nevada City, California (530) 478-9600