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Kerry, Hagel lay out military
objectives during Senate
hearing on Syria strike

Washington Post, by Ann Gearan and Ed O´Keefe

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 9/3/2013 9:30:22 PM

Obama administration officials told lawmakers Tuesday that a military strike against Syria would “degrade” the country’s ability to carry out attacks — the most specific military objective they have laid out yet — but faced sharp questions about whether such an operation would accomplish much. Appearing before a Senate panel, Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel struggled at times to frame a proposed military strike on Syria as tough enough to be worthwhile but limited enough to guarantee that the United States would not get dragged into another open-ended military commitment in the Middle East.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 9/3/2013 9:47:49 PM     (No. 9504496)

I don´t care about the military objects. Tell me the overriding national interest! Show me where our strategic and tactical interest are served. Prove that the consequences will not be a region in flames of a slippery slope of war like LBJ perfected. Convince me that Syria´s civil war is worth one drop of American blood. I don´t care that we can destroy things. I want to know what we gain from destroying things.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jimmiet, 9/3/2013 11:21:12 PM     (No. 9504588)

Kerry reporting for duty again. What a disgrace this man is.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: saraguay, 9/3/2013 11:25:37 PM     (No. 9504589)

kerry is a disgrace, a hypocrite, a liar, a faker, a snob, a gigolo, and a coward. oh, and his face lift stinks, too.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nina584, 9/3/2013 11:28:18 PM     (No. 9504593)

GOD help us...two morons.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mitzi, 9/3/2013 11:29:24 PM     (No. 9504595)

One of the blogs I was just reading is entitled:

Our Ruling Class Deliberates the Weighty Question of Sending Men and Women to Kill and Die

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