Air strikes highlight lack of strategy on Syria

“We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use of prohibited chemical agents": Donald Trump

15th April, 2018
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The United States, Britain and France launched a series of air raids on Syrian government targets on Friday night

Given the chaos and confusion that has raged around the White House all week, it wasn’t surprising that US president Donald Trump and his defence secretary James Mattis appeared to directly contradict each other in the immediate aftermath of Friday night’s military strikes against Syria.

Just after 9pm US eastern time, Trump, in a televised address, warned; “We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use...

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