Skip to comments.Costs of Libya operation already piling up
Posted on 03/21/2011 2:57:01 PM PDT by Nachum
With U.S. and coalition forces bombarding Libya leader Muammer al-Qaddafi's forces from the sea and air, the cost for the first day aloneÂ of the operation was well over $100 million with the total price tag expected to grow much higher the longer the strikes continue, analysts said.(Snip) With allies expected to shoulder some of the bill, the initial stages of taking out Libya's air defenses could ultimately cost U.S.-led coalition forces between $400 million and $800 million, according to a report released by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments earlier this month. Maintaining a coastal no-fly-zone
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No Blood for Oil!
Well I suspect behind this story will be one coming about how zer0 will pay for this. It will involve tax increases.
I find it humorous that only now are we concerned with the cost. Why weren’t we concerned when Bush went to war?
We all should be screaming that the Jacka$$ in the White house didn’t request Congressional approval. If it were a Republican President the MSM idiot’s and the Dem’s would be screaming bloody murder.
Our country needs to take the billions in our banks that belong to Qaddafi and pay for this.
I think the First Bastard is just trying to deplete our munitions. How many of these cruise missles will actually be replenished?
You are WAY off base.
I think proudpapa was being facetious.
I was just being sarcastic by calling out the liberal slogan.
Oh, O.K. Sorry.
But there are lots here parroting the same things you can read on any number of lib sites.
Now what did Q’Daffy do to earn the airstrikes against him? Aren’t the rebels fighting Q’Daffy backed by the Muslim Brotherhood?
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