$1.5 Trillion in 16 Years – The Shocking Cost and Waste of America’s Endless Wars

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$1.5 Trillion in 16 Years – The Shocking Cost and Waste of America’s Endless Wars

That’s around $4,643 for every man, woman & child

“more than 73% of the world’s dictators are currently being sponsored through the military assistance provided by US taxpayers.”

At the beginning of 2017, the chief of US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) General Raymond Thomas while speaking in front of one of the Senate committees announced that:

We operate and fight in every corner of the world. Rather than a mere ‘break-glass-in-case-of-war’ force, we are now proactively engaged across the ‘battle space’ of the Geographic Combatant Commands… providing key integrating and enabling capabilities to support their campaigns and operations.

According to the director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, William Hartung most Americans would be amazed to learn that US Special Operations Forces have been deployed to three quarters of the nations on the planet.  Furthermore, according to this researcher there is little or no transparency as to what they are doing in these countries and whether…

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