Syria Is Latest Test For President Trump's Foreign Policy

For residents of Syrian capital attack comes as a disorienting predawn barrage of light and sound

For residents of Syrian capital attack comes as a disorienting predawn barrage of light and sound

"A lot has been destroyed in last night's strikes".

The three targets were the Barzah Research and Development Center, Him Shinsar Chemical Weapons Facility and the Him Shinsar Chemical Weapons Bunker Facility, and McKenzie showed before and after photos of each target.

Meanwhile, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says experts are travelling to Syria and will start investigations on Saturday.

The US, Britain and France carried out a wave of pre-dawn strikes against the Syrian regime today in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack.

The former missile base was assessed to have been used by the Syrian regime to "keep chemical weapon precursors stockpiled in breach of Syria's obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention", the MoD said in a statement.

While no further strikes have been planned, Le Drian refused to rule out a further attack if Assad crossed the "red line" of using chemical weapons again.

He said there were no known civilian casualties, but noted Syria had fired about 40 unguided surface-to-air missiles, most of which didn't launch until after the allied strike was over.

Earlier in the day, the United Kingdom, the United States and France launched airstrikes at Syria over reports of a chemical attack in the city of Douma.

During the night, the US, UK, and France unleashed 105 missiles on Syria, in what was the first coordinated Western strike action on the Damascus government.

The US president was adamant that it was time to bring them home after largely defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group.

With nationalist music blaring in the background, small groups of residents gathered on the streets in several locations in Damascus, waving the Syrian flag as well as the flags of Iran and Russian Federation, which have supported Assad in the seven-year-old civil war. "Russia in the most serious way condemns the attack on Syria where Russian military servicemen help the legitimate government to fight terrorism", he said. "It is not about regime change", said Theresa May, Britain's prime minister.

Officials noted that they are still collecting information and more details will be provided as assessments are completed.

The other is the USA wants to undermine Russia's influence in Syria as it always attempts to foment troubles in areas where Russian Federation is enjoying influence. Then, days after a suspected chemical attack by Syrian forces on rebels, Trump warned over Twitter that missile strikes would be coming.

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