Posts tagged as military strike against Syria

Trump: Relationship with Russia ‘worse than it’s ever been’

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

 President Trump said Wednesday that America’s relationship with Russia is “worse now than it has ever been,” after Russia stymied efforts to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria. The president in a tweet implored Russian President Vladimir Putin to “stop the arms race.” “Our relationship with Russia is worse now than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War. There is no reason for this. Russia needs us…

Syrian troops on alert amid fear of US strike after attack

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Syrian government forces and their allies were on alert and taking precautionary measures Tuesday at military bases and posts in government-held areas across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria, war monitors said. The measures came as a senior Iranian official visiting Damascus warned that Israel’s airstrike on a Syrian air base Monday that killed several Iranians “will…