By Julia Donheiser
The United States has spent a lot of money on counterterrorism since the 9/11 attacks. But nobody has been keeping good track of just how much, until now.
A bipartisan group of national security and budget experts convened by the Stimson Center estimated in a new report on May 16 that the cumulative tally is at least $ 2.8 trillion, and that the annual spending rate—while less than it used to be—still amounts to about 15 percent of the nation’s discretionary budget.
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