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The US Did Not Bring Peace, Democracy, or Freedom to Afghanistan

Written by on April 19, 2021 in Government, Military with 0 Comments
The US Did Not Bring Peace, Democracy, or Freedom to Afghanistan

Twenty years of war and U.S. interference have brought no long-term, positive gains in Afghanistan. War is not the answer—not in Afghanistan, Iraq, or Syria. Peace must be our demand. #warwhatisitgoodfor

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After 9/11: The Staggering Economic and Human Cost of the War on Terror

Written by on September 12, 2018 in Government, Military, Policies with 0 Comments
After 9/11: The Staggering Economic and Human Cost of the War on Terror

The Costs of War Project’s investigations show that at least 370,000 people have been killed in the post 9/11 wars, and many more people have died indirectly due to environmental catastrophes, malnutrition, and broken infrastructure tied to the wars. In addition, over 10 million Afghan, Iraqi, and Pakistani people have been displaced as war refugees. The Project calculated the US budgetary costs in the post-9/11 wars to be $5.6 trillion.

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