Posted on · An international inspection team has been waiting for nearly a week to investigate an alleged strike in Syria. Former inspectors say the delay will complicate their efforts
Posted on · The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons would not confirm whether its inspectors have entered Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack earlier this month
Posted on · The latest action in Syria — which comes shortly after the president said he wanted to withdraw U.S. troops from the country — illustrates the competing impulses that drive his foreign policy.
Posted on · The U.S. military strikes were ordered by President Trump in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack on April 7 by the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad on its citizens.
Posted on · A team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons plans to begin investigating the attack in Douma by Saturday. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis called the attack "inexcusable"
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Posted on · The Trump administration says it won't release a secret memorandum that explains why it has the legal authority to attack Syria without permission from Congress.
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Posted on · President Trump had a ready retort to a Russian threat to shoot down any U.S. missiles in Syria: "Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart!'"
Posted on · Trump on Tuesday cancelled plans to travel to South America later this week, choosing to stay in the United States to manage the response to the events in Syria
Posted on · The White House sharply rejected any suggestion that Trump's own words about pulling U.S. troops out of Syria had opened the door for the attack, which killed more than 40 people, including children
Posted on · Trump said the attack “will be met and it will be met forcefully”
Posted on · Syria is a signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention and says it neither possesses nor uses chemical weapons. Evidence indicates otherwise
Posted on · Moscow and Damascus say Israeli F-15s hit the Tiyas air base in central Syria, killing 14 people following a reported chlorine gas attack in the last rebel-held stronghold. Israel won't comment
Posted on · Attacks on rebel-held eastern Ghouta, outside Damascus, have killed over 250 civilians and show no signs of slowing. Aid groups say pro-regime forces are targeting residential buildings and hospitals.