Answer: The exact amount the U.S. has spent in Libya to-date has not been released. Yet, according to the Pentagon, the cost through July 31 was $896 million. If costs have been sustained (about $6.6 million a day) then the total now would be $1.05 billion.
Micah Zenko at the Council on Foreign Relations runs the numbers from available data and comes up with $1.1 billion.
To compare, the U.S. was spending $6.2 billion and $3.5 billion each month in Afghanistan and Iraq, respectively, as of the end of April.
The American tax-payers can rejoice! Besides, these costs are not unretrievable losses like those in Iraq and Afghanistan! The Obama-Administration will bill the rebels for its mission there! They asked for help, how they will have to pay for it!
In terms of the innocent people we have now murdered,1300 Libya this weekend???The cost? ASKTHEM!!!
$999,999,999,999,999.00 cha ching!
$999,999,999,999.00 cha ching!
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