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Costs of War

U.S. Has Spent Six Trillion Dollars on Wars That Killed Half a Million People Since 9/11, Report Says

November 14, 2018 Newsweek

"The United States has spent nearly $6 trillion on wars that directly contributed to the deaths of around 500,000 people since the 9/11 attacks of 2001." This article goes on to detail these findings by the Costs of War Project, describing how they break down.