The neutrality of this article is disputed. Relevant discussion may be found direct and indirect expenses list in tally pdf the talk page. Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. The following is a partial accounting of financial costs of the 2003 Iraq War by the United States and the United Kingdom, the two largest non-Iraqi participants of the multinational force in Iraq.
A Marine Corps M1 Abrams tank patrols a Baghdad street after its fall in 2003 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The costs of the 2003-2010 Iraq War are often contested, as academics and critics have unearthed many hidden costs not represented in official estimates.
8 billion, but also highlighting the complementary costs at home, such as interest paid on the funds borrowed to finance the wars. Those figures are dramatically higher than typical estimates published just prior to the start of the Iraq War, many of which were based on a shorter term of involvement. 100 billion for a two-year involvement.
130 billion in additional funding for the Iraq War and Afghanistan. 3 billion for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.