Friday, September 21, 2007

That's either a Trillion or 2.5 Trillion MORE Dollars

Agence France-Presse, via Raw Story:

Long-term US Iraq bill to be 25 billion dollars: Congress

A decades-long US presence in Iraq would cost around 25 billion dollars a year in combat conditions, and up to 10 billion even in more peaceful times, a new congressional report said.

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) tallied up the price-tag for a long stay in Iraq after the White House said in May the half-century US military presence in South Korea could be a model for future Iraq deployments.

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