World Apr 14

Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad’s war machine

The Western airstrikes targeting suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel remain in place.

World Apr 08

People attend a protest against American airstrikes in Syria, in front of the United Nations (UN) building in Damascus
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Assessing the aftermath of U.S. airstrikes in Syria

Syrian officials on Saturday surveyed the damage caused by recent U.S. military strikes on a government airfield that were in retaliation to a chemical attack on Syrian civilians. American officials also threatened new sanctions against the country. For more on…

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