Budget of the National Security Agency: $5 billion
U2 spy plane flyover mission: $100,000
Radio communication interception equipment: $500,000
Multi-media presentation to the United Nations: $80,000
Catching Saddam with WMD: Priceless
America’s strategic partnership with France: Useless
“Let us double or triple the number of inspectors and open up more regional offices.” - France's Foreign Minister Dominque De Villepin (after Powell’s presentation - last sentence of this Washington Post article).