27 Aug '13, 11pm

Main U.S. targets in Syria are military sites

WASHINGTON — The expected U.S. missile strike against Syria will be aimed at forces linked to chemical weapons as well as broader military targets, according to military officials and defense analysts. Broad command and control and artillery and missile launchers, which can fire conventional or chemical weapons, will likely be targeted, analysts said. The Pentagon will probably avoid targeting stockpiles, which could send toxic gases into the air and cause civilian casualties. “We don’t want to hit actual chemical weapons because of the dangers,” said Jeffrey White, an analyst at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and a former Defense Intelligence Agency official The Pentagon said Tuesday they are prepared to launch an attack if ordered to do so by President Obama. “We are ready to go,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said. The U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet has positioned...

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Main U.S. targets in Syria are military sites

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