US spending on Middle East wars, Homeland Security will reach $4.79 trillion in 2017
Total U.S. spending on national security related to the post-9/11 war on terror has reached $3.6 trillion, and interest on funds borrowed to pay those bills could climb to $7.9 trillion by 2053.
September 9, 2016 News from Brown
That’s according to just-released data in the second of two reports this summer from the Costs of War Project based at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. http://watson.brown.edu/costsofwar/news/2016/us-spending-middle-east-wars-homeland-security-will-reach-479-trillion-2017-press-release