14 Apr '18, 2am

U.S., Allies Strike Syrian Targets in Response to Regime’s Chemical Attacks https://t.co/5USozUPEAr

U.S., Allies Strike Syrian Targets in Response to Regime’s Chemical Attacks https://t.co/5USozUPEAr

U.S., French and British forces have struck targets in Syria as punishment for Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons against his own people. Syria Unclassified Map Syria Unclassified Map Download Image Image details page President Donald J. Trump announced the combined force launched precision strikes against the chemical weapons capabilities. The strike against the capabilities is designed to stop Assad from using the banned weapons. This is the second time the United States struck Assad’s chemical network. In April 2017, Trump ordered an attack against the Shayrat air base after Syrian aircraft at the base dropped bombs containing the nerve agent sarin. Some 58 missiles hit the aircraft and chemical weapons facilities at the base. But the Syrian dictator did not learn the lesson, and the regime again launched poison gas against its own people April 7. ‘Evil a...

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