Animation: The Hidden Cost of War

A great infographics animation providing a break-down of the real cost of the Iraq war to the U.S. Economy and society.

“…In 2003, Donald Rumsfeld estimated a war with Iraq would cost $60 billion. Five years later, the cost of Iraq war operations is more than 10 times that estimate. So what’s behind the ballooning figures? Joseph E. Stiglitz and Linda J. Bilme’s exhaustively researched book, The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict, breaks down the price tag, from current debts to the unseen costs we’ll pay for many years to come…”

Click on the image below for the link (multimedia)

link to YouTube video

More information:
Good web site with a high quality version of the video
The Three Trillion Dollar War web site

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