After almost twenty years, we have lost over 7,000 killed, suffered over 50,000 wounded, and spent over $5.4 trillion, in Iraq and Afghanistan alone.
- Rand Paul
- The National Interest
And that doesn’t even account for our total human and monetary costs in the greater Middle East over the same period of time.
More so, there is no way to begin to count the impact of lives shattered, relationships destroyed, and continued loss of life through suicides.
Some would say this is the cost of war.
But in a…