What a U.S. strike on Syria might entail

A picture released by the US Navy shows an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron 32 performing a touch and go on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) on August 15, 2013 in the Mediterranean Sea. US forces are "ready to go" if called on to strike the Syrian regime, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told the BBC on August 27, 2013, saying evidence pointed to its use of chemical weapons. The Pentagon chief said forces had been deployed as needed and President Barack Obama had reviewed military options presented by commanders. AFP PHOTO/US NAVY Lyle H. Wilkie III
A picture released by the US Navy shows an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Swordsmen of Strike Fighter Squadron 32 performing a touch and go on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) on August 15, 2013 in the Mediterranean Sea. US forces are "ready to go" if called on to strike the Syrian regime, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told the BBC on August 27, 2013, saying evidence pointed to its use of chemical weapons. The Pentagon chief said forces had been deployed as needed and President Barack Obama had reviewed military options presented by commanders. AFP PHOTO/US NAVY Lyle H. Wilkie III

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