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The aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks has been nothing short of devastating, with over 45 million people killed in post-9/11 wars, according to a recent report. The report highlights the immense human cost of the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Pakistan – wars that were spurred on by the United States’ “war on terror” campaign.
The report’s findings are staggering, but they also raise important questions about the true cost of war. While the official death tolls in these conflicts are undoubtedly high, the number of people who have been displaced, injured, or otherwise impacted by the wars is even greater. The toll on mental health, for instance, has been immense, with countless individuals suffering from trauma and PTSD as a result of their experiences.
Moreover, the report highlights the fact that the wars have not achieved their intended goals. Despite the billions of dollars spent and millions of lives lost, terrorism remains a persistent threat around the world. In fact, many argue that the wars have actually fueled extremism and terrorism, rather than combatting it.
So, what can be done to address this ongoing crisis? For one, we must acknowledge the true cost of war, both in terms of human lives