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The Cost of the War, and More from CRS

Congress has appropriated about $437 billion for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan through FY 2006, according to a newly updated report from the Congressional Research Service.

See “The Cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Global War on Terror Operations Since 9/11″ (pdf), updated September 22, 2006.

Some other notable new CRS reports that have not been made readily available to the public include these (all pdf):

“National Security Surveillance Act of 2006: S. 3886, Title II (S. 2453 as Reported Out of the Senate Judiciary Committee),” September 15, 2006.

“Bangladesh: Background and U.S. Relations,” September 7, 2006.

“Terrorist Watchlist Checks and Air Passenger Prescreening,” September 6, 2006.

“Cuba: U.S. Restrictions on Travel and Remittances,” updated August 30, 2006.

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