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How To Go To Heaven: www.jesus-is-savior.com money.msn.com Cost of 9/11 and its aftermath: $5 trillion Beyond the human toll, the financial impact to the nation has been huge. Add up spending on the Iraq and Afghan wars and domestic security, long-term care for veterans and the impact on the deficit, and the total is expected to be staggering. By RPrichard on Wed, Sep 7, 2011 12:51 PM By Merrill Goozner, The Fiscal Times The US launched a global war on terror after the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the most deadly strikes against domestic targets by foreigners in US history. Beyond the incalculable human cost of nearly 3000 civilian lives and the subsequent deaths of more than 6000 soldiers, 2300 contractors and hundreds of thousands of Afghan and Iraqi soldiers, policemen and civilians, the fateful choices made after the attacks had profound ramifications for the US government and continue to be a major contributor to its fiscal woes. If you include both the next decade's interest payments on the debt-financed wars and future veterans' benefits, the total cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is now estimated to reach more than $5 trillion. The human and emotional costs of 9/11 can never be measured. What price does one put on the nearly 3000 innocent lives lost, or the hundreds of thousands of soldiers, contractors and civilians who died or were maimed during a decade of war triggered by the suicidal assaults by 19 Al-Qaeda <b>...</b>
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