Joint Chiefs head outlines risks of Syria options

July 23, 2013 2:16 PM

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Joint Chiefs head outlines risks of Syria options

Gen. Martin Dempsey gives senators five options the U.S. military could carry out in Syria's civil war, but warns that even limited involvement could backfire.

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon's top officer said in a letter released Monday that U.S. intervention in the 2-year-old civil war in Syria would probably strengthen the rebels and put intense pressure on the government there, but he warned that even limited military involvement could backfire.

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