The war in Afghanistan has been long and costly for the United States. It’s gone on for nearly 17 years, longer than any other American war. We’ve spent about $1 trillion there, and we continue spending about $45 billion a year.
About 2,400 US servicemen and women have been killed in Afghanistan, and about 20,000 have been wounded. While troop levels have fluctuated, about 15,000 US military personnel are now... More