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Donald Trump feels he had no choice but to launch air strikes on Syria – but the balance of power on the ground has not changed

11 Apr

President Donald Trump had little option but to order a missile strike against a Syrian airbase after holding Syria responsible for that poison gas attack on Khan Sheikhoun that killed 80 civilians. He had criticised President Obama for being weak, slow and indecisive when facing similar challenges, so he could scarcely do nothing when President Bashar al-Assad appeared to breach the agreement in 2013 to hand over all his chemical weapons to be destroyed.

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/donald-trump-syria-air-strike-missile-airbase-chemical-attack-russia-no-choice-balance-power-bashar-a7673051.html

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Posted by on April 11, 2017 in Middle East

 

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