Who Pays for War, and Where Does the Money Go? Congress recently passed the latest supplemental funding bill for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Caitlin Harrington, a staff reporter for Jane's Defense Weekly, and Julianne Malveaux, author and economist, talk about exactly where that money's going, and where it came from.
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Who Pays for War, and Where Does the Money Go?

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Who Pays for War, and Where Does the Money Go?

Who Pays for War, and Where Does the Money Go?

Who Pays for War, and Where Does the Money Go?

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Congress recently passed the latest supplemental funding bill for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Caitlin Harrington, a staff reporter for Jane's Defense Weekly, and Julianne Malveaux, author and economist, talk to Tony Cox about exactly where that money's going, and where it came from.