And so it begins, the direct U.S. war on Syria. Without having any proof that the Syrian government is the one responsible for the chemical weapons attack (and plenty of reason to think this is once again the rebels staging an attack to bring about foreign intervention), Trump has launched a U.S. military operation against the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad and by extension Russia. With this latest development in the bloody Syrian conflict, which has already killed more than 407,000 people and displaced millions upon millions more, it appears that the bloodshed has only just begun.
As previewed earlier tonight, the US has launched air strikes against Syria, with NBC reporting that under instructions from President Trump, US ships have launched over 50 Tomahawk missiles, striking Syria. NBC adds that only tomahawks missiles fired, no fixed wing aircraft involved, for now. According to CBS, the U.S. launched about 60 Tomahawk missiles […]