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Pentagon Opponents of Attack in Syria Behind Leaks
Posted By admin On August 31, 2013 @ 6:27 am In World News | Comments Disabled
August 31, 2013
Many of the leaks about U.S. strike plans for Syria, a copious flow of surprisingly specific information on ship dispositions and possible targets, have been authorized as a way for President Obama to signal the limited scope of operations to friends and foes.
But a number of leaks have been decidedly unauthorized — and, according to Obama administration sources, likely emanating from a Pentagon bureaucracy less enthusiastic about the prospect of an attack than, say, the State Department, National Security Council or Obama himself.
“Deeply unhelpful,” was how one West Winger described the drip-drip of doubt.
“They need to shut the f–k up,” said a former administration official. “It’s embarrassing. Who ever heard this much talk before an attack? It’s bizarre.”
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