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Post Scripts: War costs have risen higher than predicted

 by Joe Snyder

When the war in Iraq began the Bush Administration said it would cost $50 to $60 billion to oust Saddam Hussein, restore order and install a new government. Five years later the Pentagon sets the cost of the war at $600 billion and counting. Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz, a Nobel prize-winning economist (and a critic of the war) sets the long-term cost of the war

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