Infographic: The Rising Cost of Addressing ISIS

Posted November 18, 2014 at 10:26am

U.S. operations against the Islamic State come with a cost, reports CQ Roll Call .  

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.