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History shows that peacetime nations frequently underestimate the cost of war. If you haven't seen them yet, Perun on YouTube has done a number of good videos on the economics of war & the Russo-Ukranian conflict in particular.

Here's one in particular that deals a bit with ammo shortages: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2ptG1IxZ08




Id love to see a full accounting of the War on Terror. Trillions of dollars spent, millions of lives impacted, and for what.


> Trillions of dollars spent, millions of lives impacted, and for what

1 - trillions of dollars funneled to friends in the defense industry

2 - fear induced in gullible sections of the populace to make them easier to gull.

Mission accomplished!


The trillions did not vanish. Every last dollar found a receptive pocket.

Maybe look into how many millionaires and billionaires have been minted since 2001. Yet, they only got leavings from the Old Money table.


The Perun video series is well researched and well presented.




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