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Unconstitutional Libya Intervention Cost US Taxpayers $896 Million; Pentagon Sends A Further $25 Million to Al-Qaeda Rebels

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US Military Intervention in Libya Cost At Least $896 Million

Luis Martinez
ABC News [1]
August 22, 2011

Unconstitutional Libya Intervention Cost US Taxpayers $896 Million; Pentagon Sends A Further $25 Million to Al Qaeda Rebels web libya rebel 1310689cl 8

The cost of U.S. military intervention in Libya has cost American taxpayers an estimated $896 million through July 31, the Pentagon said today.

The price tag includes the amounts for daily military operations, munitions used in the operation and humanitarian assistance for the Libyan people.

The U.S. has also promised $25 million in non-lethal aid to the Libyan Transitional National Council, half of which the Defense Department has already on MRE’s (military lingo for Meals, Ready to Eat).

The military delivered 120,000 Halal MRE’s to Benghazi in May and a second shipment that included medical supplies, boots, tents, uniforms, and personal protective gear in June.

Full story here.

RELATED:US, NATO Officials Openly Admit To Arming, Training Libyan Rebels, Forcing Regime Change [2]

RELATED: NATO Hands Terrorists Who Killed U.S. Troops Control of Libya [3]

RELATED: NATO Loots Libyan Gold As Tripoli Falls [4]


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[1] ABC News: http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2011/08/us-military-intervention-in-libya-cost-at-least-896-million-.html

[2] US, NATO Officials Openly Admit To Arming, Training Libyan Rebels, Forcing Regime Change : http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-nato-officials-openly-admit-to-arming-training-libyan-rebels-forcing-regime-change.html

[3] NATO Hands Terrorists Who Killed U.S. Troops Control of Libya : http://www.prisonplanet.com../nato-hands-terrorists-who-killed-u-s-troops-control-of-libya.html

[4] NATO Loots Libyan Gold As Tripoli Falls : http://www.prisonplanet.com../nato-loots-libyan-gold-as-tripoli-falls.html

[5] Cost of Libya Intervention $600 Million for First Week, Pentagon Says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cost-of-libya-intervention-600-million-for-first-week-pentagon-says.html

[6] Pentagon: U.S. military intervention in Syria could cost $1b a month: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pentagon-u-s-military-intervention-in-syria-could-cost-1b-a-month.html

[7] Cost Of Libya War: $100 Million Dollars A Day: http://www.prisonplanet.com/costs-of-libya-operation-already-piling-up.html

[8] U.S. Boots on the Ground in Libya, Pentagon Confirms: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-boots-on-the-ground-in-libya-pentagon-confirms.html

[9] Time to end Nato’s war in Libya: http://www.prisonplanet.com/time-to-end-natos-war-in-libya.html

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