Wow. Our experiment is off to a great start—let's see if we can finish it off sooner than expected.
Sunday's Washington Post includes a piece about the profits of war—the rising fortunes of companies supplying the war effort. It cites a report, released June 7 by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, showing that current military expenditures, expressed in real dollars, are at their highest level since 1946.
See Mother Jones' breakdown of the Iraq War's costs here.