In response to Media reports, on the ground video and questioning BY the Media …..
Donald Trump moved from not caring about what occurred within Syria’s borders, to blaming President Obama for the gassings, to acknowledging that Syria was HIS issue now, to ordering air strikes on the base that the US military observed the aircraft that did the gas bombing left and returned to …..
Quite a change in the last few days….
The first question out of the box will be what does the Russians and Iran do?…(The US Military Command has been in touch with the Russians and other Allied nations on this action)
Frankly I don’t think Trump and the General’s much care about that….
Trump seems to have the support from American lawmakers, who have been briefed in on this….
Trump’s polling numbers should rise as it always does after American President’s take military action around the world ….But?
The U.S. military launched approximately 50 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield late on Thursday, in the first direct American assault on the government of President Bashar al-Assad since that country’s civil war began six years ago.
The operation, which the Trump administration authorized in retaliation for a chemical attack killing scores of civilians this week, dramatically expands U.S. military involvement in Syria and exposes the United States to heightened risk of direct confrontation with Russia and Iran, both backing Assad in his attempt to crush his opposition.
President Trump said the strike was in the “vital national security interest” of the United States and called on “all civilized nations to join us in seeking to end the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria. And also to end terrorism of all kinds and all types.”
“We ask for God’s wisdom as we face the challenge of our very troubled world,” he continued. “We pray for the lives of the wounded and for the souls of those who have passed and we hope that as long as America stands for justice then peace and harmony will in the end prevail.”
The missiles were launched from two Navy destroyers — the USS Ross and USS Porter — in the eastern Mediterranean. They struck an airbase called Shayrat in Homs province, which is the site from which the planes that conducted the chemical attack in Idlib are believed to have originated. The targets included the runway as well as aircraft, hangars and fuel…..
images of US Navy Tomahawk missiles launched….youtube.com
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