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Donald Trump praises Syria strikes and declares: ‘Mission accomplished’

US president thanks London and Paris for their wisdom and power while Russia loses UN vote to condemn airstrikes Donald Trump hailed the strikes carried out against Syria by the US, UK and France as perfectly executed on Saturday, adding: Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished! The US president thanked London and Paris for their wisdom and the power of their fine Military in joining Washington in launching more than 100 missiles on Friday night against what they say were Syrian chemical weapons facilities. Trump added: So…

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No peace in Syria until Assad is ousted, says Nikki Haley

In a departure from the administrations previous stance, US ambassador to the UN suggests regime change is now one of its priorities Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, has said that she sees regime change in Syria as one of the Trump administrations priorities in the country wracked by civil war. Defeating Islamic State, pushing Iranian influence out of Syria, and the ousting of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad are priorities for Washington, Haley said in an interview on ordered the missile strike after watching television images of infants…

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Trump’s response to Syria chemical attack exposes administrations volatility

President has touted an America first policy, but his staff gave plenty of hints that the administration was at least considering a direct response to the atrocity Donald Trumps our priority is no longer to sit and focus on getting Assad out. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had argued the Syrian presidents future will be decided by the Syrian people, ignoring the fact that many of those people were under relentless bombardment by Assad and unable to voice an opinion. Even more confounding was Trumps declaration that the Idlib gas…

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