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After nearly a decade of combat, U.S. spending on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan recently passed the $1 trillion mark, making them the biggest wartime expenditure since World War II, according to a new report.
From high-tech weapons to huge troop deployments, the two wars have sought to bolster national security following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The record expense has also fueled an expansion of the U.S. defense industry, including major