$75,000 Per Household

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That is what Americans will be paying for the disastrous wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a new study from Harvard University. The total cost is now estimated at $4-$6 trillion. According to the report: “Some 1.56 million US troops—56 per cent of all Afghanistan and Iraq veterans—were receiving medical treatment at Veterans Administration facilities and would be granted benefits for the rest of their lives.” The report also reveals that “one out of every two veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan has already applied for permanent disability benefits.”

3:14 pm on February 18, 2014