The estimated costs of the war in Iraq are heading north of $145 billion, as the price tag for more ammunition, gasoline, helicopters, armored vehicles and services increases every day. So while investors may well debate the capacity of U.S. consumers to continue spending like drunken sailors over the next few years, it's pretty hard to argue that the Pentagon will suddenly stop writing big checks.Whether you consider that spending to be bullish or bearish on the economy, value investors seeking conservative capital appreciation should grasp the obvious and consider low-priced stocks with unappreciated growth potential in the military-industrial complex. On Thursday, I
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