Washington on Monday debated how to respond to the new allegations of chemical weapons use by the Syrian regime.
Over the weekend, horrifying pictures and videos emerged of civilians in the Damascus suburb of Douma dead and dying after an apparent chemical attack. At least 49 people have been reported dead and hundreds injured.
Airstrikes hit a Syrian airbase Sunday night, but the Pentagon says it was not the U.S. military’s doing. Syria and Russia claimed Israel carried out the strike, but Israel has not commented.
What might Trump do?: Almost exactly a year ago, the U.S. military launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase in response to a sarin gas attack blamed on Syrian President Bashar Assad.
According to Fox Insider, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said he won’t rule out a possible military strike against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces following a suspected chemical attack that killed dozens in a town near Damascus.
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