Anorak | Iraq War Costs £2,000 A Second

Iraq War Costs £2,000 A Second

by | 2nd, August 2007

us-embassy.jpg MORE than £2,000 a second that’s what the Iraq war is costing the US and the UK taxpayer. (Pic: Beau Bo D’Or )

It should make us all feel proud and honoured that our hard-earned cash is bringing freedom, prosperity and peace to the Iraqi people. But will we ever get so much as a “thank you”? I doubt it. The sheer cheek of some people!

Washington’s Congressional Budget Office has estimated that £250billion has been spent on combat operations in Iraq with the total increasing by an incredible £5billion every month. Britain is currently coughing up £80million a month, which despite looking quite paltry compared to the US figures, still works out at £31 a second.

Analysts in Washington claim that the

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