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Institute for Policy Studies

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  • Released September 30, 2004
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A Failed “Transition”

The Mounting Costs of the Iraq War

“A Failed ‘Transition’” is the most comprehensive accounting of the mounting costs and consequences of the Iraq War on the United States, Iraq, and the world. Among its major findings are stark figures about the escalation of costs in these most recent three months of “transition” to Iraqi rule, a period that the Bush administration claimed would be characterized by falling human and economic costs.