Series: Reporter Hotline http://www.kunc.org en Wondering About The Cost Of War? We Have Answers http://www.kunc.org/post/wondering-about-cost-war-we-have-answers <em>As we approach the presidential election in November, </em>Weekend Edition<em> is seeking your questions about issues and candidates in a segment called Reporter Hotline. This week, </em><em>our focus is veterans affairs and defense spending.</em><p><hr /><p><h3><em></em><strong>Paying For War</strong></h3><p><strong>Question from Sue Hoben of Canton, Conn.: </strong>"Why don't we increase taxes when we wage a war? For instance, Iraq and Afghanistan. Sat, 20 Oct 2012 12:41:43 +0000 35322 at http://www.kunc.org Wondering About The Cost Of War? We Have Answers Reporter Hotline: What Awaits Abroad After Election http://www.kunc.org/post/reporter-hotline-what-awaits-abroad-after-election <em>As we approach the presidential election in November, </em>Weekend Edition<em> is seeking your questions about issues and candidates in a new segment called Reporter Hotline. This week, we answer inquiries about foreign policy and U.S. involvement in the Middle East and Afghanistan.</em><p><hr /><p><h3><em></em><strong>If Israel Strikes Iran</strong></h3><p><strong>Question from Shane Eudy of Asheville, N.C.:</strong> "I think we saw with the Iraq War that we need to be absolutely sure and know what we're getting into if we send our forces into another country. Sat, 15 Sep 2012 12:16:03 +0000 33681 at http://www.kunc.org Reporter Hotline: What Awaits Abroad After Election