24 Aug '13, 3am

Hagel: Defense Department Has Options for Obama on Syria

Hagel: Defense Department Has Options for Obama on Syria

Hagel: Defense Department Has Options for Obama on Syria By Cheryl Pellerin American Forces Press Service ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT, Aug. 23, 2013 – Shortly after takeoff on the first leg of his second official trip to the Asia-Pacific region, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel joined a video teleconference with President Barack Obama’s senior national security advisors that focused on the deadly situation in Syria. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, right, briefs reporters Aug. 23, 2013, aboard a military plane on his way to Malaysia, where he will meet with Malaysian leaders, including Prime Minister Najib Razak and Defense Minister Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. Hagel also responded to questions on the crisis in Syria. DOD photo by Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Hostutler (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. In the latest tragedy in the stricken nation...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=120668

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