Video: U.S. considering use of military force in Syria, Dempsey says

Jul 18, 2013 Full story: CBS News 12

In a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing to reappoint Gen. Martin Dempsey as Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman, the nominee told Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., that the use of "kinetic strikes" in Syria is "under deliberation inside of our agencies of government."

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Eleanor

Mundelein, IL

#1 Jul 18, 2013
Gee, I wonder which side we are going to be on ...

Are we going to attack a sovereign nation?

OR are we going to attack the people that want to overthrow a sovereign nation??

Well, we can't help the regime of Syria because we'd be working on the side of Hezbolla which is helping the Syrian regime stay in power.

And we can't help the rebels, because many of them are Al Qaida.

We WILL ATTACK, however, anyone that Israel WANTS US to attack (so since Israel hates Hizbolla, we are going to attempt to overthrow a sovereign nation).

Unfortunately, this will lead to even MORE instability in the Middle East. Who is going to be in charge if Assad is overthrown??

Only time will tell.
Sheik Yerbouti

Furlong, PA

#3 Jul 18, 2013
Just what our overextended military needs; another useless war! The US should mind its own business and stay out of the affairs of third world nations!

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#4 Jul 18, 2013
I have mixed feelings on this..its premature now, I dont agree with dempsey
neutral observer

Lake Worth, FL

#6 Jul 18, 2013
Another Obama war? When are we going to get that warmongering terrorist out of power?

Remember when murdering innocent people in foreign countries using unmanned drones and the like was considered a war crime? The good old days of national sanity under Bush/Cheney.
neutral observer

Lake Worth, FL

#7 Jul 18, 2013
Why would the Islamists seeking to topple the Assad regime and install sharia law be an improvement anyway? They are pro Al Quieda... not pro western.

The sort of radicalism only Obama could love.
neutral observer

Lake Worth, FL

#8 Jul 18, 2013
US get out of the UN wrote:
The establishment of the State of Israel by the UN in 1948, with the imprimatur of the US, has to be one of the biggest blunders in the history of the world.
Why? Our oil buddies in the Saudi Kingdom have drawn us into far more wars in the Middle East than the Israelis have. We are their puppet army.
Papillon

Sacramento, CA

#9 Jul 18, 2013
Barrack HUSSEIN OBama, the war monger,
is out to slaughter more Christians and Jews.
When is America gonna wake up !!!

This muslim scumbag is worse than Hitler ever was.
lolol

Albuquerque, NM

#10 Jul 18, 2013
Tail wagging dog
Bams already armen the Syrian al queda and has billions more non-sequestered dollars lined up for Americas enemies and his friends. Plus Obama needs to deflect new away from his many illegal activities re.. IRS NSA Benghazi etc etc and keep the public news out of his backdoor gun grab and amnesty. DC is cooking the books and he needs to keep it hush hush, the debt has been stuck at just thousands below the trigger limit for two months. How many believe obama s non budget, spending policy has not required deficit spending for two months ? Smoke n mirrors, Chicago corrupt politics at its best.

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#11 Jul 18, 2013
The real question is how will Obama blame this war on Bush.
Gravediggers

West Palm Beach, FL

#12 Jul 18, 2013
Yep, more American lives to be lost, more American money to be sent.

Hoping that President Obama doesn't let this happen.

The plot thickens when military hawks McCain and pipsqueak Lindsey Graham go to the WH to confer with Obama.

Obama wants a way to blame any 'military kinetics' on Republicans.

Shame, Mr. President!

and shame on AZ for giving us McCain and SC for giving us Graham.

“Yeah, but...”

Since: Sep 11

MILKY WAY

#13 Jul 18, 2013
Nobel Peace Prize recipient threatens war AGAIN!

“Open your eyes”

Since: Sep 09

Central Florida

#15 Jul 19, 2013
WW3 has already begun.

Here is a good synopsis explaining that statement.

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