Pentagon: Fight against Islamic State costing around $7.6 million a day

By REUTERS
October 22, 2014 00:12

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that the cost of fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria has cost about $424 million since air strikes began on Aug. 8.

Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said the conflict was costing an average of about $7.6 million per day.


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