Defense spending since Sept. 11 attacks

The nation’s special war budget has decreased 44 percent over the past three fiscal years as the war in Iraq ended and the war in Afghanistan has wound down. Base budget spending has been about the same. Read related article.

Defense spending since Sept. 11 attacks
Note: Supplemental and relief spending not shown. | Source: Defense Department. | The Washington Post. Published on January 7, 2013, 6:19 p.m.
 
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