U.S. operations against the Islamic State come with a cost.
The Obama administration has issued an additional emergency funding request, bringing the total to $5.6 billion. Meanwhile, the Pentagon is already spending an average of at least $8.3 million per day to combat the terrorist organization.
With budget season underway, it’s as good a time as ever to examine the cost of daily operations against ISIS. See the full details on DOD’s spending in our infographic below.
Special Briefing: The U.S. Response to the Islamic State in Syria
This 33-page CQ Exclusive examines the U.S. involvement in ISIS-controlled territory, the history of armed groups in Syria, background on the humanitarian crisis, and exclusive maps and charts.
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