The Disaffected Lib: Putting America’s "Wars of Choice" in Perspective

America, land of the formerly free and home of the lamentably broke. A recent Harvard study estimated the costs of America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq at at least $4-trillion and likely closer to $6-trillion. That’s six trillion taxpayer dollars, a mountain of money that has been essentially borrowed which makes it an ever-growing mountain ...

The Disaffected Lib: The U.S. Legacy from Iraq and Afghanistan – Only a Nuclear Attack Could be Worse

The costs and political fallout from America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are and will continue to be enormous, somewhere between 4 and 6-trillion dollars.   That could be almost as damaging to American security than if the U.S. suffered a nuclear attack. Money, ultimately, is power. In context, it would take a nuclear strike on ...