The Cost of War


Bin Laden said a key aim of Al Qaeda was "bleeding America to the point of bankruptcy." On many levels, he's come close. A look at the $1.2 trillion the debacles in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost us, and what could have been done with that money at home. If you can stand it, watch it tick up and up.

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

Because of people like you, another world is possible. There are many battles to be won, but we will battle them together—all of us. Common Dreams is not your normal news site. We don't survive on clicks. We don't want advertising dollars. We want the world to be a better place. But we can't do it alone. It doesn't work that way. We need you. If you can help today—because every gift of every size matters—please do. Without Your Support We Simply Don't Exist.

Please select a donation method:

Share This Article