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The $3 Trillion War

Stiglitz, Joseph E.

An interview with Joseph Stiglitz, the author of "The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict," is presented. He says that the Iraq war has created a great impact to the U.S. economy, and cites that the said war has cost a total of $3 trillion in the country including the off-budget costs of long term veteran benefits and the considerable costs of troop withdrawal in Iraq. Meanwhile, he comments on the statement of John McCain on security.

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New Perspectives Quarterly
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https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-5842.2008.00980.x

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Economics
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April 1, 2013