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Iraq Occupation cost $5.000 per second

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/23/opinion/23kristof.html?_r=1&ref=opinion&oref=slogin
    s: Iraq Progress ReportsThe improvement is real but fragile and limited. Here’s what it amounts to: We’ve cut our casualty rates to the unacceptable levels that plagued us back in 2005, and we still don’t have any exit plan for years to come — all for a bill that is accumulating at the rate of almost $5,000 every second

    http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=2621
    Then there was Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz's prediction last spring that Iraqi oil revenues would pay all the costs of reconstructing the country.
     
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