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Ex-CIA chief on Syria strikes: ‘This could fail’

Posted By admin On September 5, 2013 @ 10:47 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Jonathan Easley
The Hill [1]
September 5, 2013

The former head of the CIA blamed President Obama for limiting U.S. options in Syria and said he was dubious the U.S. military could achieve the goal of preventing Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime from using chemical weapons again.

“This could fail,” Michael Hayden said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

Hayden said that Obama’s “red line” talk put the “prestige and credibility” of the U.S. at risk and was now forcing the White House’s hand on Syria.

“[The president’s comments] do make a difference; they put the prestige of our president, they put the prestige and credibility of the United States of America at risk,” Hayden said.

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/video/policy-areas/320375-ex-cia-chief-questions-us-ability-to-stop-assads-chemical-weapons

[2] While Defending Enhanced Interrogation, Former CIA Chief Hayden Beat Up A Subordinate In Front Of Obama: http://www.prisonplanet.com/while-defending-enhanced-interrogation-former-cia-chief-hayden-beat-up-a-subordinate-in-front-of-obama.html

[3] Air Strikes on Syria “Within Days”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/air-strikes-on-syria-within-days.html

[4] Obama Should Lose Nobel Prize If US Strikes Syria – Pushkov: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-should-lose-nobel-prize-if-us-strikes-syria-pushkov.html

[5] Michael Hayden, Former NSA Chief: After A Major Attack, U.S. Likely To Seize More Surveillance Powers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/michael-hayden-former-nsa-chief-after-a-major-attack-u-s-likely-to-seize-more-surveillance-powers.html

[6] Army chief: We risk war with Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/army-chief-we-risk-war-with-syria.html

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