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Factbox: A look at costs of Afghan war to U.S. taxpayers | Reuters

Factbox: A look at costs of Afghan war to U.S. taxpayers | Reuters
About twice as much money -- $708 billion -- has gone to the war in Iraq so far, CBO says.But Afghanistan is becoming the more expensive battleground, as the pace of U.S. military operations slows in Iraq and quickens in Afghanistan.The current fiscal year, which ends September 30, is the first year that more money has been allocated to Afghanistan ($72.3 billion) than Iraq ($64.5 billion), according to the National Priorities Project, a nonpartisan budget research group that examines congressional appropriations.