So what does this mean for American taxpayers? Last year, CAP took a look at how much taxpayers in each state were paying for the war. Based on updated information released, a new interactive map below shows a breakdown by state of what taxpayers could now be facing should the full amount of funding be approved.
American taxpayers have enough to worry about already. The United States needs to shift its priorities in Iraq and the Middle East, beginning with a strategic reset of policy including a phased redeployment from Iraq alongside increased diplomatic efforts in the region.
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