Cost Of Operation Inherent Resolve Climbs To $580 Million

By Tony Bertuca / October 27, 2014 at 4:26 PM
The Defense Department recently pegged the total price tag for Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria at $580 million -- a $156 million increase from when the Pentagon last provided cost figures. The new numbers, provided on a DOD website dedicated to Operation Inherent Resolve, show the daily cost to be $8.3 million between Aug. 8 and Oct. 16, an uptick from the $7.4 million-per-day cost Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby gave reporters Oct. 21. Kirby has...

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