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US, NATO exploring post-Assad scenarios in Syria, says top general | The Hill’s DEFCON Hill

Top U.S. and NATO military leaders are exploring the possible political and military fallout in Syria if Western powers decide to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by military force.

Those scenarios were one of many issues covered during Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey’s meeting with alliance leaders in late April, he said during a Tuesday speech in Washington.

American and European military essentially “want to know what [comes] next, before taking that step [to] military action,” Dempsey said during his speech at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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