Military solution 'impossible' in parts of Middle East: CIA chief

CIA Director John Brennan (pictured) says the Russians have in sight a political transition in Syria where President Bashar al-Assad would eventually step downA military solution is “impossible” in parts of the Middle East, US CIA chief John Brennan said, arguing that it was hard to picture effective central governments in some countries as they exist today. Brennan, who spoke at an intelligence conference in Washington on Tuesday, was joined by other security officials and industry experts. “A military solution is just impossible in any of these countries,” he added.

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