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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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  1. Jim Thomas

    Stay out of that mess over there.DO NOT WASTE MORE of our G.I.,s LIVES or our taxpayers money.What part od DON'T is not understood by you hotshots,Take care of our own USA FIRST.GOD BLESS AMERICA.Jim Thomas Phx.Az..

    July 23, 2013 at 2:17 pm |
  2. Phyllis Gwendoline Williams

    It is said '2 'wrongs' cannot make a 'right'. If you add to Syria's wrong, you'll be no better than they.
    ."Blessed are the Peacemakers"(Matthew 5: 9) says God "In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind" (Job 12: 10)

    July 23, 2013 at 9:15 am |

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