Costs Balloon for Looming War The Bush administration is reluctant to put a price on a war in Iraq, but estimates have soared -- some put the cost at $100 billion. Meanwhile, military buildup in the Persian Gulf already adds to the nation's defense expense. Hear reports from NPR's Jennifer Ludden and NPR's Scott Horsley.
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Cost Estimates Balloon for War with Iraq

The Bush administration is reluctant to put a price on a war in Iraq, but estimates have soared — some put the cost at $100 billion. Meanwhile, military buildup in the Persian Gulf already adds to the nation's defense expense. Hear reports from NPR's Jennifer Ludden and NPR's Scott Horsley.

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