Syria

An F-15C Eagle receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker, April 14, 2018 during U.S. military strikes in Syria.
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Benjamin Cooper
April 19, 2018 - 6:29 pm
“Our strikes last Friday were successful in degrading Syria’s chemical weapons research and storage facilities."
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Photo by US Navy, MC1 Chad Butler
April 13, 2018 - 8:21 pm
The strike is in response to President Bashar Assad regime’s chemical attack on Douma almost a week ago.
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, with Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, testify on the FY2019 budget during a hearing of the House Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 12, 2018 in Washington.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
April 13, 2018 - 9:28 am
"We're looking very, very seriously, very closely at the whole situation," Mattis told reporters.
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Matt Saintsing
April 12, 2018 - 11:38 am
The comments come one day after Trump warned Russia to "get ready."
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Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
Matt Saintsing
April 11, 2018 - 12:36 pm
It's the strongest signal yet that Trump is expecting to strike Syria.
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Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Swofford/U.S. Navy
Matt Saintsing
April 10, 2018 - 11:59 am
Given the armada of ships heading to the region, these strikes could be more comprehensive than last time.
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Photo courtesy Department of Defense
Matt Saintsing
April 09, 2018 - 1:01 pm
“It was atrocious. It was horrible,” the president told reporters, Monday.
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks during a bilateral meeting with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani at the Pentagon, Monday, April 9, 2018.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
April 09, 2018 - 11:37 am
By Robert Burns, Matthew Lee, and Jonathan Lemire Associated Press WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump considered U.S. options in Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday took aim at Russia for what he suggested was its failure to ensure the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal...
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Photo by Chris Kleponis/Pool/Sioa USA
Matt Saintsing
April 04, 2018 - 10:59 am
About 2,000 U.S. troops are currently deployed to Syria.
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Courtesy the U.S. Department of Defense
April 01, 2018 - 1:49 pm
The U.S. soldier was killed during at attack near Manbij, Syria March 30.
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