Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

9/11: Can we count the real cost?

September 6, 2011 The Independent

“The most comprehensive study of the military actions in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan concluded that the price tag is $4 trillion and rising… The US has already paid $185bn in interest on its debt-funded war spending, and another $1 trillion could accrue in interest alone through 2020.”