28 Jul '12, 7pm

Dempsey: U.S. military action in Syria unlikely

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/07/ap-syria-military-action-unlikely-martin-dempsey-joint-chiefs-chairman-says-072812/ Dempsey: U.S. military action in Syria unlikely By Fenit Nirappil - The Associated Press Posted : Saturday Jul 28, 2012 15:01:50 EDT SAN FRANCISCO — Even amid mounting fears of a massacre in Syria’s largest city, the United States must continue applying economic and diplomatic pressure before considering military intervention, America’s highest-ranking military official said. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the U.S. has no immediate plans for sending troops or aircraft to the Arab state embroiled in revolt. However, he said the possibility of military intervention could increase if there is strong international support, especially among Arab states. “My job is to provide options, and I have been working on plans. No...

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