Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

After 15 years, Taliban still control as much Afghanistan area as when war started

October 7, 2016 Times of India

"These 15 years of war, preceded by 20 years of wars against the Soviet Union and between warlords has taken a devastating toll. A latest estimate of direct war related casualties by Neta Crawford says, professor at Boston University, some 111,000 people have died and 116,000 injured."