The Costs of War: 10 Years After Iraq Invasion, New Study Tallies the Massive Human, Financial Toll

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March 19th, 2013

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Neta Crawford, College of Arts & Sciences

On the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we look at a massive new report by a team of 30 economists, anthropologists, political scientists, legal experts and physicians about the Iraq War’s impact…

Expert quote:

“The costs, I think, could be put into basically three baskets. The first is the short-term budgetary costs. Second are the immediate human toll, which you’ve just mentioned: about 190,000 people killed, and then there are many wounded. And then there’s the long-term economic consequences.”

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