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Hagel: Pentagon drafting military plans for Syria

While the details of those plans remain secret, they do include plans to deal with Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles and to prevent the conflict from spreading to neighboring countries, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told lawmakers on Wednesday.

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"We have been developing options and planning for a post-Assad Syria, and we will continue to provide... our assessment of options for U.S. military intervention" in Syria, Hagel told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

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