Tagged: Syria

Mattis Says US Strikes Directed at Assad Regime

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. and its allies have taken “decisive action” against Syrian chemical weapons infrastructure. Mattis briefed reporters at the Pentagon Friday an hour after President Donald Trump announced...


Syrian-American Torn over US Airstrikes

A Syrian-American activist says the latest suspected chemical weapons attack on Douma gives the United States an opportunity to “show the regime that what they’re doing is wrong.”


Why Assad Is Winning the War in Syria

With support from Russia, Iran and Hezbollah, the Assad regime has managed to consolidate power in most parts of Syria previously held by ISIS. Apart from Friday’s joint missile strikes, the U.S.’s role has...