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BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 A.M.) – The U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed the U.S.’ attack on Syria during a press conference in Washington.

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Secretary of Defense: “Earlier today, President [Donald] Trump directed the US military to conduct operations in consonance with our allies to destroy the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons research, development and production capability. Tonight, France, the United Kingdom and the United States took decisive action to strike the Syrian chemical weapons infrastructure. Clearly, the Assad regime did not get the message last year. This time our allies and us have struck harder. Together we have sent a clear message to Assad and his murderous lieutenants that they should not perpetrate another chemical weapons attack for which they will be held accountable.”

SOT, Jim Mattis, Secretary of Defense: “I want to emphasise that these strikes are directed at the Syrian regime. In conducting these strikes we have gone to great lengths to avoid civilian and foreign casualties.”

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Vladimir Belov
Vladimir Belov
2018-04-14 06:48

The only way to avoid casualties was to target abandoned junk yards. Good intelligence job!

JP Leonard
JP Leonard
2018-04-14 06:16

Russia should strike back where it will hurt them most, in their bottom line. Impose sanctions. Kick corporations from US, UK and France out of the Russian market.

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Stern Daler
2018-04-14 07:23
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Alleged were attacks with chlorine. Chlorine is a standard household chemical and staple in chemical plus pharmaceutical production.

Obviously the US are as far back as their Bani Saud funded mercenaries, that staged the false flag, so that they think research is needed to master this substance in technology.

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abe
2018-04-14 07:46

Is this it?

The Russians and SAA must be laughing!

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Willing Conscience
2018-04-14 08:13

Bend over Putin is getting so used to this he’s not bothering to pull his pants up anymore after the coalition ravishes him, he leaves them down ready for the next time any of the other world leaders wants to have their way with him.
If I was a Russian I’d be voting to send him over to the LGBTQ west where he belongs.