Sec. of Defense Hagel talks about fighting ISIS, Syria

Charlie Rose sits down with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to discuss the U.S.'s view towards Iran, Russia and fighting ISIS.

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Sec. of Defense Chuck Hagel
CBS News

When asked if the international campaign against ISIS is indirectly helping Syria's Bashar al-Assad, Secretary Hagel said:

"He's indirectly benefiting. It's Assad who has produced this. There's not going to be a military solution in Syria. There's only can be a diplomatic solution... No one wants a failed completely failed government in Syria. How Assad leaves office is critically important."

Watch Thursday's "CBS This Morning" to see more from this interview.

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