Top military leader says no-fly zone in Syria could cost billion dollars a month

Establishing a no-fly zone to protect Syrian rebels would require hundreds of U.S. aircraft at a cost of upward of $1 billion per month and no assurance that it would change the momentum in the 2-year-old civil war, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday. Read more
Bolshevism in America

Greenfield, MA

#1 Jul 22, 2013
No problem, just have Uncle Ben print more dough and bill the taxpayers. Of course the rationale here is a certain group of people here in America make up the proportion of our tax base anyways.

Pre WWII Germany all over again.

Hamilton, Canada

#2 Jul 22, 2013
Why not ask Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Dubai to pay up.

Saint Paul, MN

#3 Jul 22, 2013
It cost billions to make war and it cost more to clean up the rubles and rebuild, all that just to change regime and what could a new regime possibly do to elevate the people's lives without anyone left unhappy and mad?

Albuquerque, NM

#4 Jul 22, 2013
going to cost a heck of a lot more when the russians manning/training on the SA300 missile sites take down a few. syria is a lost cause, a russian/iranian puppet state. even if we went in, threw assad out, put the rebels and al queda in all that would happen is another libya/egypt american hating country with their hands out for US taxpayer dollars.

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