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US Forces Poised to Strike if Syria Diplomacy Failsi
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September 12, 2013
As the United States and Russia engage in diplomatic efforts for the government of Syrian leader Bashar al Assad to hand over its chemical weapons, U.S. forces remain poised to strike. And as VOA Pentagon Correspondent Luis Ramirez reports, they're standing by with more than just military hardware.

US Forces Poised to Strike if Syria Diplomacy Fails

Published September 12, 2013

As the United States and Russia engage in diplomatic efforts for the government of Syrian leader Bashar al Assad to hand over its chemical weapons, U.S. forces remain poised to strike. And as VOA Pentagon Correspondent Luis Ramirez reports, they're standing by with more than just military hardware.


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