BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 A.M.) – Despite the threats to attack Syria by U.S. President Donald Trump, a key member of his cabinet told a CNN reporter that the investigation into the chemical weapons attack is still being assessed.

“We are still assessing the intelligence ourselves and our allies. We’re still working on this,” U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis stated, as quoted by CNN National Security reporter Ryan Browne.

Furthermore, when asked if the U.S. is ready to attack Syria, Mattis responded “we stand ready to provide military options if they are appropriate as the President determines.”

In response to the Trump’s threats, the Syrian military has moved their air assets to Russian bases around the country, as to avoid potential damage from a U.S> attack.

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Assad must stay
Master
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Assad must stay
2018-04-12 10:56

USISAF soon in action.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux
2018-04-12 12:30

Well, Mattis recently said that there were no proof of any Syrian state use of chemical weapons…
Is Mattis the only adult in the room?
It seems he seriously managed to downplay the hawks who wanted to start a war with N-Korea…
Seriously, the “still assessing” obviously means they are questioning the false-flag option… Or the risk to actually f**k with the Russians and escalation potential…

Concocted
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2018-04-12 09:02

BS again, first you assess then once you have evidence and only then, you act?

Willing Conscience
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Willing Conscience
2018-04-12 09:03

Just waiting for reinforcements to arrive more likely.

Piro
Piro
2018-04-12 09:08

We know who attacked Poland under false lag on 1st of September 1939.

The same ideology have survived and created the “free democratic west”.

Allah protect Us.

… and Justice for All.

abe
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abe
2018-04-12 09:19

All of the countries that have been arming and supporting the terrorists in Syria since day one (as they are the creators of this war) are lining up to support Donald b*m(p), and they will attack as they are just waiting for the best moment. Russia is being tested and if Putin blinks this time they will undone most of the achievements done by SAA and Russia and Iran during the last 12 months. Russia should act just and firm and defend not only Syria but also its own blood, sweat and tears achieved during this period. If they do… Read more »

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Stern Daler
2018-04-12 12:34

Hope the US are clever enough to assess the chemical fake at what it is.