Possible US strike on Syria looms large as allies weigh military action

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(Worthy News) - A possibility of US-led strike on Syria appeared to gain traction Wednesday with President Donald Trump warning that “missiles will be coming” in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, and the White House confirming that “a number of options” were being discussed.

With punitive US military action seemingly imminent, Russia scrambled to deflect blame from its ally Bashar Assad and, according to a monitor group, Syrian forces evacuated key defense buildings in Damascus.

Trump’s warlike tweets came in response to a warning from Russia’s ambassador to Beirut, who took to a television network run by the Hezbollah terror group to declare that any US missiles would be shot down “as well as the sources they were fired from.” [ Source: Times of Israel (Read More...) ]

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