Saturday, February 02, 2008

War -- huh -- what is it good for?

HISTORICAL COSTS OF U.S. WARS (In 2007 Dollars)

World War II
$3.2 trillion
Iraq and Afghanistan To Date$695.7 billion
Vietnam War$670 billion
World War I$364 billion
Korean War$295 billion
Persian Gulf War$94 billion
Civil War (both Union and Confederate costs) $81 billion
Spanish-American War$7 billion
American Revolution$4 billion
Mexican War $2 billion
War of 1812 $1 billion

The source is the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, via Daily Kos.

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