War--Economic aspects, War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Criminology and Criminal Justice | Military, War, and Peace
Spending almost US $700 billion to combat insurgents in Afghanistan, the U.S. population should be hopeful that they “bought” something of value as the Afghan War concludes. This exploratory study focuses on evaluating operations within Afghanistan by accounting for enemy and civilian losses. Integration of civilian losses offers an opportunity to evaluate operations that represent societal losses to the Afghan people. Regression estimates using zero-inflated negative-binomial models indicate that military operations resulted in more civilian casualties than enemy losses.
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Asthappan, Jibey, "The Cost of War: Weighing Civilian Losses in the Afghan War" (2016). Criminal Justice Faculty Publications. 41.
Asthappan, Jibey (2016). "The Cost of War: Weighing Civilian Losses in the Afghan War." SAGE Open 6(1): 1–9.