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International Aid and Our Global Responsibility

Money Wasted on War

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan together in a conservative single-week estimate [cost the U.S.] $3.5 billion. Remember, that's PER WEEK!


By contrast, per YEAR:  Washington spends a total of just $7 billion per year on combating global warming. (Or a whopping two weeks' worth of war costs.)


 -William D. Hartun, director of the Arms and Security Initiative at the New America Foundation















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U.S. military spending is the largest item in the federal budget.

Among other line items one might question, does the U.S. really need 750 bases and troops in well over 100 countries?


Americans are losing their jobs and homes, children are hungry--and America's wars appear to have aggravated all these domestic woes.

 A central question, that took far too long to resolve, was whether Iraq was really the best place to invest $411 million every day in present spending alone.


The bill on the Iraqi War alone accumulated at the rate of almost $5,000 every second!

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Grant Montgomery

Grant’s Rants on International Aid and Our Global Responsibility