Its aim is to research and bring awareness about the cost of the various American-led wars and counterterrorism efforts since 9/11, including “their human, economic, and political costs,” and help “foster better informed public policies.” The nonpartisan research project is based at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University and has a team of 35 scholars, legal experts, human rights practitioners, and physicians.
- Publishes papers in three categories: Human, Economic, Social & Political
- Cost of War Figures Archive
- Pentagon Fuel Use, Climate Change, and the Costs of War (2019, 36p.)
- United States Budgetary Costs of the Post-9/11 Wars Through FY2019: $5.9 Trillion Spent and Obligated (2018, 13p.)