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this is a discussion within the Everything Else Community Forum; By conservative estimates, bin Laden cost the United States at least $3 trillion over the past 15 years, counting the disruptions he wrought on the domestic economy, the wars and heightened security triggered by the terrorist attacks he engineered, and ...

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Old 05-06-2011, 09:45 AM   #1
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The cost of bin Laden: $3 trillion over 15 years

By conservative estimates, bin Laden cost the United States at least $3 trillion over the past 15 years, counting the disruptions he wrought on the domestic economy, the wars and heightened security triggered by the terrorist attacks he engineered, and the direct efforts to hunt him down.

The cost of bin Laden: $3 trillion over 15 years - Yahoo! News

Not to mention the countless of lives lost.

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Old 05-06-2011, 09:57 AM   #2
 
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Originally Posted by papz View Post
By conservative estimates, bin Laden cost the United States at least $3 trillion over the past 15 years, counting the disruptions he wrought on the domestic economy, the wars and heightened security triggered by the terrorist attacks he engineered, and the direct efforts to hunt him down.

The cost of bin Laden: $3 trillion over 15 years - Yahoo! News

Not to mention the countless of lives lost.

There is no doubt the cost has been very high ... but just how indeed did they come up with that very figure? Might it be a segue to some future or current cost justification? Hmmmmmmm!
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