14 Apr '18, 12pm

WATCH LIVE: Pentagon brief on operations in Syria

WATCH LIVE: Pentagon brief on operations in Syria

WASHINGTON — Allied missiles struck at the heart of Syrian chemical weapons arsenal in a show of force and resolve aimed at punishing the Assad government for a suspected poison gas attack against civilians and deterring the possible future use of such banned weapons. "A perfectly executed strike," President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday in the aftermath of his second decision in two years to fire missiles against Syria. "Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!" <element> His choice of words recalled a similar claim associated with President George W. Bush following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. Bush addressed sailors aboard a ship in May 2003 alongside a "Mission Accomplished" banner, just weeks before it became apparent that Iraqis had organized an insurgency that tied down U.S. forces for years. Syria's chief allies, Russia and Iran, called the use of...

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MISSION The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide a lethal Joint Force to defend the security of our country ...

Briefing by Secretary Mattis on U.S. Strikes in...

defense.gov 14 Apr '18, 2pm

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JIM MATTIS: Well, good evening, ladies and gentlemen. As the world knows, the Syrian people have suff...

Pentagon: Syria Struck From All Sides, No Missiles Intercepted

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breakingdefense.com 14 Apr '18, 3pm

WASHINGTON: In one of the largest coordinated international air operations in years, over 100 American, British and French...

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Apr '18, 1am

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump announced late Friday (Apr 13) that a joint US-British-French operation had been launch...

Pentagon Officials Describe Syria Strikes, Hope Assad Gets Message

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defense.gov 14 Apr '18, 4pm

The Syrian regime killed at least 45 people and sickened hundreds of others in a chemical weapons attack on Douma, Syria, ...

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smallwarsjournal.com 14 Apr '18, 4am

Trump: U.S., Allies Launch Strike Against Syria's Chemical Weapons Voice of America President Trump announced Friday night...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 14 Apr '18, 6pm

The United States, Britain and France launched strikes against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime early Saturday in...

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longwarjournal.org 14 Apr '18, 12am

Declaration of jihad against the US in Syria A Syrian militia led by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) decla...