Costs of U.S. Campaign Against ISIS Approaching $1 Billion

October 1, 2014 12:10 PM

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Costs of U.S. Campaign Against ISIS Approaching $1 Billion

U.S. military operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) have cost up to $930 million as of Sept. 24, according to a report released earlier this week, as the Pentagon broadens its air campaign against extremist Sunni militants in Syria and Iraq.

The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments report released Monday found that initial operations against the Islamic State from June through Aug. 26 cost $530 million, a sum which included humanitarian relief missions, surveillance, intelligence gathering, and limited air strikes.

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