US Military



In other words, the Sixth Fleet moves into position.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. naval forces are moving closer to Syria as President Barack Obama considers military options for responding to the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Assad government. The president emphasized that a quick intervention in the Syrian civil war was problematic, given the international considerations that should precede a military strike.

The White House said the president would meet Saturday with his national security team to consider possible next steps by the United States. Officials say once the facts are clear, Obama will make a decision about how to proceed.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel declined to discuss any specific force movements while saying that Obama had asked the Pentagon to prepare military options for Syria. U.S. defense officials told The Associated Press that the Navy had sent a fourth warship armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea but without immediate orders for any

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  1. Don’t do it Obo! If he does this, I think a significant percentage of the left will denounce him and this stupid war he drags us into. Maybe not, they love Obama, but this may be a bridge too far. Just wait until we start bombing Damascus, and the dead children are paraded on TV, killed by US bombs. I can’t believe he is stupid enough to do this, but we’ll see. Can’w we learn anything from Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Lebanon, Bosnia? Apparently not.

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