Tag Archives: ISIS

The ISIL War: The Real Cost of 20,000 Wasted Missiles | The National Interest Blog

Daniel L. Davis Last Thursday USA Today published a stunning article revealing that since August 2014 the U.S. Air Force has fired more than 20,000 bombs and missiles against Islamic…

Obama’s General Just Set His ISIS War Plan on Fire | The Daily Beast

In the span of two hours, a cornerstone of the U.S. strategy toward the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria crumbled—loudly, and in public.   Testifying before the Senate…

US spending $9M a day in ISIS fight | The Hill

Rebecca Shabad The U.S. has spent more than $2.74 billion — or roughly $9.1 million per day — in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS),…

Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? | LA Times

Steve Lopez In 2012, the entrance to John Marshall High School in Los Feliz was closed to protect students from falling debris. The gothic tower above the entrance was crumbling,…

Are We at a Turning Point? What We Spend on ISIS | National Priorities Project

Lindsay Koshgarian The cost of the U.S. fight against ISIS as of May 29, 2015. See the current cost.   With ISIS in the news again recently and new fears…