What does the U.S. plan next in response to civil war in Syria? Members of the Trump administration have appeared to send mixed messages about U.S. policy going forward, most notably on the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Chief…
By News Desk and Associated Press
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is expected to field questions about last week's U.S. strike on Syria in a Monday news briefing. Watch live here.
By Calvin Woodward, Associated Press and Jim Drinkard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Before the U.S. attack on a Syrian air base, President Donald Trump accused his predecessor of doing nothing when Syria’s government used chemical weapons against its population in 2013. Trump is right that President Barack Obama issued…
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Britain is keen for the meeting to produce a tough statement and perhaps a threat of new sanctions if Moscow does not end its military support for Assad.
By David Alpher for The Conversation
As costly as inaction has been in the six years since the Arab Spring uprisings first took hold in Syria, recent history suggests that removing Syrian President Bashar Assad in a hurry would be an even bigger mistake.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
"We rededicate ourselves to holding to account any and all who commit crimes against the innocents anywhere in the world," Tillerson said.
By Associated Press
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian air base carry a message for any nation operating outside of international norms.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's national security adviser on Sunday left open the possibility of additional U.S. military action against Syria following last week's missile strike.
By PBS NewsHour
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…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from U.S. ships.
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