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Cost of Iraq war nearly $2b a week

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / September 28, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- A new congressional analysis shows the Iraq war is now costing taxpayers almost $2 billion a week -- nearly twice as much as in the first year of the conflict three years ago and 20 percent more than last year -- as the Pentagon spends more on establishing regional bases to support the extended deployment and scrambles to ... (Full article: 891 words)

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