Fighting for a U.S. federal budget that prioritizes peace, economic security and shared prosperity
Jessica Marmor Shaw
Terrorism costs money. Fighting terrorism costs even more money.
So far, $6.2 billion has been allocated for military operations against Islamic State, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. In 2015, $5.4 billion was allocated to fight ISIS, or an estimated $11 million each day, which represents less than 1% of the department’s nearly $600 billion budget. (more)