Pentagon: Fighting ISIS in Iraq Costs $7.5 Million a Day

August 29, 2014 6:05 PM

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Pentagon: Fighting ISIS in Iraq Costs $7.5 Million a Day

The United States' military operations against ISIS militants in Iraq have cost an average of $7.5 million per day since they began in mid-June, the Pentagon said Friday.

That means the department would have spent about $500 million since it became directly involved in fighting Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham terrorists.

Also read: US Defense Secretary Mattis: US will stay in Iraq a while

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