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U.S. Military Spends $7.5 Million A Day On Iraq Operations

by Wochit 1:00 mins

U.S. Military Spends $7.5 Million A Day On Iraq Operations

by Wochit 1:00 mins

Pentagon Press Secretary Adm. John Kirby said on Friday that U.S. military operations targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq cost $7.5 million a day on average. The operations have been ongoing since mid-June when President Obama announced in June that he was sending a "small number" of military advisers to Iraq to support security forces. The U.S. began the targeted airstrikes on Aug. 8. Since then, the military has conducted a total of 101 airstrikes across Iraq, adding up to a total of $500 million. The money is comes out of the Overseas Contingency Operations fund, which has a $79.4 billion annual budget.

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