All You Need To Know About The Airstrikes In Syria

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Inherent in effective deterrence is instilling fear and uncertainty in the mind of the adversary - fear that they would suffer unacceptable consequences for taking an action, and uncertainty about the exact parameters of the next retaliatory attack. "Had there been any chemical agents here none of us could stand near the site because of toxic fumes but here we are all standing here which proved there were no toxic chemical agents here", stated Saeed Saeed, head of the Polymers Department. "So it was a mission accomplished".

Trump also said the al-Assad regime has established a pattern of chemical weapons use on its innocent civilian population over the past year and most recently in an attack in Douma Syria just last weekend.

"President Assad's use of chemical weapons and attacks on civilians are inexcusable, inhumane, and illegal".

"I spoke to the president this morning and he said, "If the Syrian regime uses this poisonous gas again, the United States is locked and loaded", she said. "When our president draws a red line, our president enforces the red line", she added. He criticised the USA and its allies for launching the strike without waiting for inspectors from the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog to visit the area, re ports AP.Israel says in response to the American-led strike in Syria that the Middle Eastern country's "murderous actions" put itself in danger. The downing of the Syrian SU-22 came after it bombed US-allied forces fighting Islamic State militants west of Raqqa city.

The United Nations Security Council rejected a Russian resolution that would condemn "aggression" by the USA and its allies against Syria on Saturday.

"None of our aircraft or missiles involved in this operation were successfully engaged by Syrian air defenses, and we have no indication that Russian air defense systems were deployed", McKenzie said.

The allied attack set off a fierce global debate about whether it was justified.

The leaders reaffirmed the success of the military strikes and the joint effort to curb Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons.

France is urging Russian Federation to join a push for a political solution in Syria after joint U.S., French and British attacks on Syrian chemical weapons sites. "We have to be conscious of the fact that we can't allow even the smallest use of chemical weapons".

"If there were chemical weapons in the building, we would not be here".

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Putin, in a phone call Sunday with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, described the US strike as a violation of worldwide law. Mr Putin added that the strike had a "destructive influence on the entire system of global relations".

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"We urge responsible nations to condemn the Assad regime and to join us in our firm resolve to prevent chemical weapons from being used again", Mattis said.

"These three targets seemed to hit the sweet spot and do that", McKenzie said. Syrian time, about 9 p.m.

One big question has been raised relating to US, United Kingdom and French missiles strikes in Syria: Were they legal?

"Initial assessments are that this target was destroyed", he said. United States officials said the Syrian military planes that dropped the chemicals had taken off from there.

The Pentagon said three chemical weapons facilities, including a research and development center in Damascus' Barzeh district and two installations near Homs, were hit in the early hours of Saturday.

The Pentagon said the strikes resulted in few, if any, casualties.

Israel commended the swift response of the United States and its allies.

"President Bashar al-Assad would never use chemical weapons on his own people".

"We of course know that our work in Syria is not done", she said.

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