Selling The Wars - Image Is Everything When You're Marketing A $3 Trillion War Machine

19/08/2011 11:20

The Pentagon budgets half a billion dollars to market its wars in the U.S.  Call it public relations or call it propaganda, it's meant to win the hearts and minds of Americans.  But is it coming at the price of the truth?  Examining the cost of war in Afghanistan and Iraq.

For those wondering why I cover the wars, it's simple.  All moral issues aside, of which there are plenty, if we have to borrow - let's face it, it's stealing - if we have to steal from future generations to pay for our current love of killing, then it will be covered here at the Bail.  Book it.

Thus far, the war in Iraq has cost over $740,000,000,000 -- but the cumulative cost could be between two and three trillion dollars.  The war has caused the death of over 4,400 American troops, and left more than 31,000 wounded

 

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