Tag: Chemical Weapons

See footage of attack on Syria chemical weapons site released by Pentagon

The Pentagon has released footage of the U.S.-led allied missile strikes in Syria which successfully destroyed three targets and “significantly crippled” Syrian President Bashar Assad’s ability to make more chemical weapons.

U.S., British, French air strikes target Syrian chemical capabilities

U.S., British and French forces struck Syria with more than 100 missiles on Saturday in the first coordinated Western strikes against the Damascus government, targeting what they called chemical weapons sites in retaliation for a poison gas attack.

U.S. President Donald Trump announced the military action from the White House, saying the three allies had “marshaled their righteous power against barbarism and brutality”.