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July 22nd, 2013
05:48 PM ET

Former CENTCOM head on U.S. role in Syria

A former commander of U.S. Central Command said the United States needs to determine an endgame in Syria before it takes further military action in the beleaguered country.

In a panel moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, retired Gen. James Mattis told the Aspen Security Forum on Saturday that escalated involvement in Syria by the U.S. military would lead to “a full-throated, very, very serious war.”

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Filed under: Interviews • Syria • Wolf Blitzer
July 22nd, 2013
11:17 AM ET

Obama's friend: Perspective is powerful

Wolf Blitzer talks with Obama's former personal aide, Reggie Love, about the president's comments on Trayvon Martin.

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Filed under: Interviews • President Obama • Trayvon Martin