Tag: Costs of War

Faculty Research Fellow Neta Crawford Authors Article on Costs of Iraq War for The Conversation

Neta C. Crawford, Professor and Chair of the BU Department of Political Science and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, recently authored an article for The Conversation on the $2 trillion dollar cost of the Iraq War to date. Included in the ongoing costs are nearly $200 billion for medical care and disability compensation for Iraq War […]

Upcoming Events: Three Seminars in the “20 Years of War” Research Series

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to attend an upcoming seminar series exploring various costs and consequences of the post-9/11 wars. The seminars are part of the “20 Years of War” research series, a two-year collaboration with the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University […]

Faculty Research Fellow Neta Crawford Discusses Afghanistan War on WGBH’s Greater Boston & WNYC’s The Takeaway

Neta C. Crawford, Professor and Chair of the BU Department of Political Science and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, recently appeared on WGBH’s Greater Boston and on WNYC’s The Takeaway, where she discussed the Washington Post investigative series revealing how the Bush and Obama administrations misled the public about widespread failures in the war in […]

Faculty Research Fellow Heidi Peltier Discusses Costs of War Project on “You Don’t Have to Yell” Podcast

Heidi Peltier, Research Professor at the BU Department of Political Science and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, recently appeared on the “You Don’t Have to Yell” podcast to discuss a recent paper she published exploring the opportunity costs of not investing military spending in other areas of the economy. “While defense spending does create […]

Faculty Research Fellow Neta Crawford Discusses DOD and Climate Change at Pardee Center Seminar

On November 20, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar exploring how the Pentagon thinks about its fuel use and climate change, featuring Neta C. Crawford, Professor and Chair of the BU Department of Political Science and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow. In her talk, titled […]