6,588. 1/5/2006

"At the beginning of [January] 2006, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz had estimated the total [Iraq] war cost at up to $2 trillion, thanks in part to the cost of long-term health care for those wounded both in body and mind–one in five returning veterans was reported to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder." [The 5th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Andrew Cockburn, Rumsfeld, 204

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