Shadows of U.S. soldiers are cast against the wall as three Iraqi men are detained, May 23, 2003.
Shadows of U.S. soldiers are cast against the wall as three Iraqi men are detained, May 23, 2003. Carl Juste / Miami Herald / MCT
Shadows of U.S. soldiers are cast against the wall as three Iraqi men are detained, May 23, 2003. Carl Juste / Miami Herald / MCT

As Iraq and Afghan wars end, costs mount on pace to rival Vietnam

December 05, 2011 1:01 AM