John Kerry Describes 'Unbelievably Small' Military Effort in Syria

The secretary of state says the Obama administration is "not talking about war" in regards to Syria.
1:01 | 09/09/13

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I believe that that the aftermath of the Iraq experience and Afghanistan leave a lot of people saying we don't want -- you know. See our young people coming back in the body bags of it but that's not what we're talking about. And what we have to do is make clear to people that this is we're not talking about war we're not going to war. We will not have people at risk in that way we will be able to hold. Bashar Assad accountable. Without. Engaging in troops on the ground or any other prolonged kind of effort. In a very limited very targeted. The very short term effort that degrades. His capacity to deliver chemical weapons. Without. Assuming responsibility for Syria's civil war that is exactly what we're talking about doing unbelievably small limited kind of effort.

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