Sunday, November 30, 2014

The Staggering Price of the 13-Year War on Terror

The U.S. War on Terror campaign has done nothing to reduce world terrorism, but it has expended more than four trillion dollars in its global efforts, creating the "oligarchs of 9/11," war profiteers who are now wealthy beyond their wildest dreams. According to a new book by journalist James Risen, the U.S. War on Terror is responsible for “one of the largest transfers of wealth from public to private hands in American history.”

More:  http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175926/tomgram%3A_andrew_bacevich%2C_daydream_believers/

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