29 Aug '14, 8pm

DoD spox, Rear Adm. Kirby, offers first official estimate of ops costs against #ISIL

DoD spox, Rear Adm. Kirby, offers first official estimate of ops costs against #ISIL

WASHINGTON: We got a much better feel today for the overall costs of the operations against ISIL in Iraq: a daily average of $7.5 million since we got reengaged in Iraq on June 16. Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby unveiled the figure during a pre-Labor Day news conference. Kirby stressed that the figure varied greatly and was an average. He confirmed CSBA budget expert Todd Harrison’s conclusion that the Pentagon would not need money to supplement the 2014 fiscal budget. But Kirby noted that the Pentagon might need to go to the Hill should operations continue for an extended period. Kirby spent much of today’s press conference dodging and weaving reporters’ questions about US intentions regarding operations against ISIL in Syria . Being an expert, he did a fine job of telling everyone the US is ready to act but that no decision has yet been made whether we should ac...

Full article: http://breakingdefense.com/2014/08/isil-operation-costs-h...

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