Panetta: We Have To Back Up The Rebels

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Sep 12, 2013 10:34 AM
Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta appeared on NBC’s Today show Thursday to discuss the latest in the ongoing Syrian crisis. Speaking with NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, Panetta advised that it is in our country’s best interest “to back up the rebels,” cautioning that “if we can’t get them to cough up their chemical weapons, we will conduct this limited attack.”