The costs of the war
costs of the war project
costs of the war
The united states paid for the past wars by raising taxes and or selling bonds. The current wars were paid for the almost entirely by borrowing. This borrowing has raised the U.S budget deficict, increased the national debt, and had other macroeconomic effects, such as raising interest rates. The U.S must also pay interest on the borrowed money. The costs of the war don’t end when the fighting stops. The u.s is obligated to to pay the future medical and disability costs of veterans. As in the past wars, medical and disability costs will peak in about 30 to 40 years, totaling an estimated $754 billion. And if the u.s doesn’t pay the money immediately there will be future interest payments. They could total about $1 trillion dollars by 2023, or 7 trillion by 2053.
Afghanistan and iraq
This issue affects many people in iraq and afghnistan.
costs of the war: and its benefits
Everyone needs to know about this issue because it impacts evryone. Like if there is a war and they destroy most of the city or something and you are living in the places that the united states destroyed. And the united states needs to pay for the costs of the war. or if someone you know gets wounded and they die. Iraq has adopted what political scientists call a “minimal, procedural” form of democracy that is characterized by multiple elections and civil liberties unavailable under Saddam Hussein. However, the Iraqi government has become increasingly authoritarian and is characterized by serious human rights violations and repression of journalists. Poverty, insecurity, a deteriorated social welfare system, and corruption effectively block citizens from meaningful democratic participation. Whereas Afghans do want a say in how they are governed, as indicated in the 70 percent turnout in the 2004 elections, a growing number of citizens are less and less interested in the ineffective democracy that has been on offer. The widespread violence and corruption in Afghanistan has, ironically, boosted the image of the Taliban, which the Taliban have been able to exploit because of their reputation and approach to criminality. During the first few years after the US-led invasion, Iraqi women were used as yard sticks to show the progress the country was making towards democratization and protection of human rights. Since the 1920s, Iraqi women have pressed for access to rights, schooling, and paid employment with notable success. l Iraqi women activists today express alarm at the country’s gender policies, laws, and politics, saying that the US government’s focus on reconciling Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish men’s rivalries constantly marginalize important women’s issues, such as access to education, health care, legal protection and paid employment. Each war has turned thousands of Afghan women into refugees and widows – or both – and made it dangerous for women to seek schooling, healthcare, paid employment and legal rights. . Currently women hold a quarter of the seats in the Afghan legislature, but that percentage was gained over the objections of quota-phobic American officials. Afghan women activists fear that the status of women – especially as it is affected by laws regarding marriage, inheritance, custody, divorce, and domestic violence – will become mere bargaining chips among the rival foreign and local male