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Costs of War

The amount the U.S. has spent in Ukraine is “double the U.S. expenditure for its own war in Afghanistan.”

January 27, 2023 Politifact

A piece in Politifact (republished in Poynter) cites Costs of War estimates on the costs of the war in Afghanistan in a fact check of a social media post claiming we’ve spent more on Ukraine than Afghanistan.