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$$$ For Afghanistan

January 11, 2011

It was announced 5 Jan  the United States and its NATO allies will spend $11.6 billion to train and equip Afghan security forces in 2011.

The security force that is currently being stood up is expected to cost $6 billion on annual basis.

$11.6 billion is almost exactly the gross domestic product of  Afghanistan in 2008 it was just under  $12 billion.

What are we doing in Afghanistan?

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