14 Apr '18, 1am

BREAKING: Trump Orders Military Strike on Syria Following 'Savage' Chemical Attack

BREAKING: Trump Orders Military Strike on Syria Following 'Savage' Chemical Attack

The United States has launched "precision strikes" on Syrian military targets days after a deadly chemical attack believed to be instigated by the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad, President Donald Trump said Friday night. In an address to the nation from the White House at 9p.m., Trump said the U.S. was collaborating with France and the United Kingdom to respond to the recent "massacre." Trump did not say what U.S. weapons or platforms were employed, but said the targets were ones "associated with the chemical capabilities" of Assad. In eloquent prepared remarks, Trump condemned Assad's activities and held Russia and Iran accountable for their support of the regime. "This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very terrible regime," Trump said. "The evil and the despicable attack left mothers, fathers, infants and child...

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