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High cost, low gain in Iraq effort


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  • jrgl CEDAR CITY, UT
    March 6, 2013 8:53 p.m.

    Mission Accomplished (?)

  • Obama10 SYRACUSE, UT
    March 6, 2013 10:24 a.m.

    $60 Billion wasted and yet we keep funding despot governments in the hope they "like" us. Why don't we worry about building America first and others second.

  • one old man Ogden, UT
    March 6, 2013 10:24 a.m.

    Does this mean President Cheney and his little friend were wrong when they promised we'd succeed in turning Iraq into a self-supporting democracy within 120 days?

  • DRay Roy, UT
    March 6, 2013 5:52 a.m.

    "10 years & $60 billion later" Iraq still broken, cost/benefit ratio so not worth it, shows stark contest of government programs to privately focused efforts such as the humanitarian efforts of the LDS Church, which offers a largely unappreciated model of efficiency.