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Iraq War Costs Could Top $80 Billion in 2005

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Iraq War Costs Could Top $80 Billion in 2005

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Iraq War Costs Could Top $80 Billion in 2005

Iraq War Costs Could Top $80 Billion in 2005

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The Congressional Budget Office projects that the cost of the war in Iraq could surpass $80 billion in fiscal 2005. That would send total expenditures for the war past $200 billion. The estimated price tag for the conflict has steadily escalated. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep.