Afghanistan War Helps Fuel Unsustainable Budget Deficits

Posted: August 11, 2009 in Uncategorized
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Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner recently said on ABC News’ “This Week” that U.S. deficits were unsustainable and had to be brought under control if our economy were going to fully recover.

U.S. policies in Afghanistan, however, undermine this goal. As Sunday’s Washington Post points out, our deepening involvement in Afghanistan will eventually cost more than the Iraq war. We cannot afford it.

Watch Part Three of Rethink Afghanistan to learn more about the unsustainable costs of the war in Afghanistan.

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