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Calculate the Cost of War | Share The World’s Resources

Have you ever wondered what the International community could achieve if funding for war was diverted to urgent humanitarian needs? This eye opening cost calculator shows what could be bought instead of arms and military equipment. For instance: The Cost of a Single B-2 Stealth Bomber Is $1,000,000,000. This could provide ‘Any One’ of the following resources: 2,564,102,564 Meals For Starving People. 1,150,510 Clean Water Wells. 31,446,541 Adult ...

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The Army’s Flawed Resilience-Training Study | Counterpunch

A Call for Retraction by STEPHEN SOLDZ and ROY EIDELSON Ten years of continuous war — characterized by multiple deployments, elusive guerilla adversaries, and occupied populations seemingly more tilted toward resentment than gratitude — have taken a significant toll on US troops. In addition to those who have been killed, physically maimed, or neurologically impaired by combat, many soldiers have ...

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A cost of war: Soaring disability benefits for veterans | money.cnn.com

W YORK (CNNMoney) — After more than a decade of continuous warfare, the cost of disability compensation for wounded veterans is surging to mammoth proportions. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs expects to spend $57 billion on disability benefits next year. That’s up 25% from $46 billion this year, and nearly quadruple the $15 billion spent in 2000, before the ...

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