As ‘tide seems to have shifted’ in Assad’s favour, U.S. considering military action in Syria: top general

NEW YORK — The U.S. is considering the use of military force in Syria, the country’s top general said Thursday.

Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he has provided President Barack Obama with options for military strikes in Syria, where the civil war has cost at least 93,000 lives. Continue reading