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Pentagon’s Relatively Small Iraq Costs May Jump With Escalation

August 28, 2014 • In the News • Original: Reuters

A big escalation in U.S. military activity against Islamic State militants could force the Pentagon to seek more money from Congress as policymakers draft next year’s budget, though it should…

U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq Cost $100 Million to Date

August 27, 2014 • In the News • Original: DoD Buzz

The U.S. airstrikes targeting Islamic extremists in northern Iraq have probably cost about $100 million since they began three weeks ago, according to a defense budget analyst. Todd Harrison, a…

US Ops Against ISIL Cost About $100M

August 26, 2014 • In the News • Original: Breaking Defense

US operations against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (or whatever we’re calling it these days) have probably cost the country about $100 million so far, according to one of…

Top Secret Air Force Bomber Program Moves Forward

August 25, 2014 • In the News • Original: National Defense Magazine

It is a program shrouded in secrecy. Air Force officials over the past few years have been happy to talk publicly about how much they need a new long-range strike…

Hagel: Iraq Crisis May Require Defense Budget Changes

August 22, 2014 • In the News • Original: USA Today

The Pentagon might have to retool its $555 billion 2015 budget proposal to account for the threats posed by and actions taken against the Islamic State, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel…