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DAMASCUS, SYRIA (0:45 A.M.) – On Thursday evening, two US Navy battleships were put on high-alert in the eastern Mediterranean Sea as Donald Trump was set to met with military advisors in Florida on Friday in response to a recent chemical massacre in Khan Sheikhoun, Idlib.

According to a report, the USS Ross and USS Porter guided-missile destroyers neared the coast of Syria in what appears to be a drastic escalation.

In a press conference this evening, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said “steps are underway” on an international coalition to pressure Bashar Assad from power, as President Trump was being briefed on military options for Syria.

America’s top diplomat addressed the Syria crisis a day after Trump declared in the Rose Garden that the chemical strike would not be tolerated.

Tillerson pointedly said Russia should “consider carefully” its support for the Syrian government, while calling for an international effort to defeat ISIS in Syria, stabilize the country and ultimately work with partners through a political process that leads to Assad leaving power.

On Thursday, McCain and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., issued a joint statement asserting that “the latest use of chemical weapons” requires action, calling for Trump to take out Syria’s air force.

Over 200 Syrian soldiers were either killed or wounded by US airstrikes on Deir Ezzor city back in September, 2016.

The supposedly mistaken air raid enabled an ISIS advance hours later. Two months later, the heavy loss of army personell led to Deir Ezzor city being cutoff from its airbase, thus creating two government pockets in eastern Syria.

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Flay the Daeshbags
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2017-04-07 01:22

Has Trump gone insane? why should he care about Syrian civilians that he tried to ban from entering the US?!?

Alan Jameson
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2017-04-07 07:34

Because they were humans and little babies who got killed in the chemical attack by your government you f*****g moron! Your Prez is a f*****g a*****e!

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Stern Daler
2017-04-07 10:17
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Your governments’ meddling killed more little babies. Your Prez’ are buggering assholes!

p.s. Most of post WW II US presidents would hang if the principles of the Nuremberg and Tokyo were applied.
Noam Chomsky.

hestroy
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hestroy
2017-04-07 23:40
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Go to f**k yoursef you f*****g retard. It was USA who ordered that terrible massacre. And your terrorists from White helmets killed all those little children. f**k you, dickhead!

jojo
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2017-04-07 01:19

Russia should use its ships and anti-aircraft batteries to intercept any missiles launched towards Syria. If the U.S. government overturns Assad and installs a puppet, Russia will lose its base in Syria.

Solomon Krupacek
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2017-04-07 01:54
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you are rught, but russia will not fight with americans

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux
2017-04-07 04:23

They never chickened out first at the brinkmanship game…

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2017-04-07 05:36
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Jojo : I don’t think they have enough assets now for such purpose. This was OK when Kuznetsov and Piotr Velikiy were around, not now.
Thus, there’s something more interesting to do but Putin may not be willing to show such a capability as it may open an arms race and render most of modern systems errr useless, in other terms, break the weapons market…

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est338lapua
2017-04-07 19:59
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do you mean battle testing something hypersonic?

hestroy
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hestroy
2017-04-07 23:41
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Your f*****g president was behind this false flag too. France sucks. f*****g Khazars!

Alan Jameson
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2017-04-07 07:35
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Russia will not back your f*****g a*s government who killed hundreds of innocents your f*****g moron!

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2017-04-07 10:21
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Get over it. Your Qaeda mercenaries butchered the kids to give the US Empire a casus belli. You US buggers accomplished what Hitler also wanted. Another world war. Congratulations.

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2017-04-07 23:42
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Go to f**k your k**e mom again instead of this vomiting.

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Floriangeyer
2017-04-07 01:39

If the unthinkable happens and Trump goes to war in Syria a few US ships being sunk and US aircraft shot down will be justice. The False Flag Chemical attack is so amateur and obvious that a half wit child would laugh at it. President Trump just rambles on about ‘ beautiful children ‘ being killed, as if the US has not murdered enough in Mosul during the last few months. It seems that the US Deep State is putting great pressure on Trump to ‘get with the neo-con programme. A war with Russia will destroy the US as the… Read more »

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2017-04-07 01:58
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and vice versa.

the only real hope is that the Russians and Syrian government provides proof that they weren’t the ones droping chemical weapons.

Truth
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2017-04-07 02:16

The most convincing proof that this is a false flag is that the day before the alleged gas attack one of the so called White Helmits terrorists tweeted: “Get ready everybody. Tomorrow we are going to start a campaign against Assad for the use of chlorine gas in Syria.” It is also noteworthy to underline that last week the al-Nusra al-Qaida terrorists perpetrated a massacre of civilians in a Christian village in Hama and abducted 250 civilians including children and took them to Idleb, their safe heaven. We have seen the children chocking to death. But who are these children?… Read more »

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2017-04-07 01:42

Third Word War is on the way!!! People all over the world, pack thousands of food cans!!! Nuclear weapons will be involved in this war and everyone everywhere will be affected. Listen to me and pack tons of non-perishable food!!!

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2017-04-07 01:56
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which is why he should hold restraint.

Rav G
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2017-04-07 01:59
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And what about fallout shelters? How do you quickly dig one up and cover it with enough concrete slab?

Oh and where is the last C from your CCCP?

hestroy
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hestroy
2017-04-07 23:44
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You filthy k**e, go to steal something and shut up.

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jmNZ
2017-04-07 01:48

The Independent has forbidden any mention of this news.

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Nasty Animal
2017-04-07 00:58

Just flexing their muscles, nothing more.

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Flay the Daeshbags
2017-04-07 03:39
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hopefully. last time the US flexed its muscles in regards to chemical weapons in Syria, Russia had to calm it down. this won’t be any different.

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2017-04-07 05:40
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Shooting 60 Tomahawks against an air base isn’t flexing muscle, its spending $51M to demolish 40y old Mig-23s, Su-22s and L-39s

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2017-04-07 10:13
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Not the first war of aggression started by the US with impunity.

p.s. Most of post WW II US presidents would hang if the principles of the Nuremberg and Tokyo were applied. Noam Chomsky.

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2017-04-07 23:46
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This Noam Chomsky is a retard too. He supports Daesh. All fucktards show their true faces now.