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Gordon Adams is quoted in Al Arabyia on the cost of Syria strikes

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The cost of possible military strikes against Syria would not be “extraordinary,” the U.S. Navy chief said Thursday, downplaying the potential price tag of the operation.
Admiral Jonathan Greenert’s comments appeared to confirm a rough estimate from Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel on Wednesday, who told lawmakers the punitive strikes would likely cost “tens of millions” of dollars. 

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Gordon Adams, a professor at American University and former White House
budget official, said action against Syria would bring “incremental costs” of
roughly $100 to $200 million to cover hazardous pay duty for troops and fuel
consumption.

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