After seeing Iraq up close, top U.S. general wary on Syria

By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's top military officer General Martin Dempsey has already seen one Middle Eastern civil war. He is much more cautious about involvement in another. While Dempsey, 61, has argued in favor of the White House's idea of limited military strikes against Syria and arming moderate rebels, he has made clear his lack of enthusiasm for widening America's ...

The Syria Debate: Should the U.S. Take Military Action or Not?

Author: Christine Pitawanich Medford, Ore. Oregon's representatives in Washington DC are undecided on what should be done in Syria. On Monday congress reconvened and at the top of the agenda: Should America authorize military strikes in Syria? Ralph Hale is a veteran who's all too familiar with what happens when the military gets involved in other countries. "I served in the Korean war, I saw ...