Havre Daily News - News you can use

'Mission Accomplished' in Syria, Trump declares on Twitter

U.S., Britain and France strike suspected chmical weapons sites

 

April 13, 2018

Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Trey Fowler/U.S. Navy via AP

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) fires a Tomahawk land attack missile today as part of the military response to Syria's use of chemical weapons on April 7. The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again and to "cripple" the regime's alleged ability to produce and use chemical weqpons.

By ROBERT BURNS, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER

Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Allied missiles struck at the heart of Syrian chemical weapons arsenal in a show of force and resolve aimed at punishing the Assad government for a suspected poison gas attack against civilians and deterring the possible future use of such banned weapons.

"A perfectly executed strike," President Donald Trump tweeted today in the aftermath of his second decision in two years to fire missiles against Syria. "Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!"

His choice of words recalled a similar claim assoc...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017