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What do the US, UK and French airstrikes mean for Syria's war?

What do the US, UK and French airstrikes mean for Syria's war?

"[Treasury Secretary Steven] Mnuchin will be announcing those on Monday if he hasn't already and they will go directly to any sort of companies that were dealing with equipment related to Assad and chemical weapons use".

US ambassador to the United Nations discusses USA -led strikes on the Assad regime in retaliation for suspected chemical weapons attack, future of USA policy toward Syria, Russia and Iran.

He added: "Now, I want to hear from the president, the military and our diplomatic leaders on the strategy moving forward". "The fact he was making this more normal and that Russian Federation was covering this up, all that has got to stop".

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter, "The Syrian raid was so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term 'Mission Accomplished.' I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back. Godspeed to our military", he wrote.

Syrian Canadians expressed a range of reactions to the recent USA -led air strikes against Syria's government, with some denouncing foreign aggression and others calling for even stronger action to end the conflict that has devastated the country.

Senator Angus King, an independent who serves on the armed services and intelligence committees, noted that the missile strike Trump ordered a year ago had failed to prevent Syria's continued use of chemical weapons.

In May 2003, less than two months after the USA military launched its invasion and occupation of Iraq, President George W. Bush arrived on USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier in the co-pilot's seat of a Navy fighter jet. Bush addressed sailors aboard a Navy ship in May 2003 alongside a "Mission Accomplished" banner, just weeks before it became apparent that Iraqis had organized an insurgency that would tie down USA forces for years. The US, UK and France have all claimed that chemical weapons were used in Douma and that Assad's regime was to blame.

"But we're not going to leave until we have accomplished those goals". The Pentagon said it gave no explicit warning.

USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced on Sunday that the U.S. will imminently impose a new rounds of sanctions on Russian Federation.

Russian Federation has military forces, including air defenses, in several areas of Syria to support Assad in his long war against anti-government rebels. "And he now dictates what happens between the United States, our allies, and his regime". The U.N. Security Council met to debate the strikes, but rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the "aggression" by the three Western allies.

More than 40 people were killed and 500 injured-including women and children-after poison gas was used in an attack on Douma, a rebel-held enclave near the Syrian capital of Damascus, on April 7. Its Defense Ministry said that a dozen cruise missiles had targeted Dumayr air base. The French ambassador, Fran├žois Delattre, said that Mr. Assad knew that he was flouting global norms. "We are actually telling Assad that it's okay to kill Syrians in any other way but through chemical weapons".

The U.S. -led operation won broad Western support.

"This is clearly not something he ran on, and and it's inconsistent with a lot of things that he's said over the years", Carlson said on his show before the attacks were officially announced.

Though Heitkamp said, "Assad must be held accountable for his egregious human rights violations and the gassing of his own people - a crime against global law and humanity as well as an act of unspeakable cowardice", she never directly says that she backs the strikes.