On Friday night, United States, along with with Britain and France, bombed Syria. It’s the second time the US has waded into the country’s seven-year conflict in response to a chemical weapons attack. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis described the strikes as “a clear message to Assad and his murderous lieutenants.” With around 100 missiles, the allies hit three targets related to Syria’s chemical program: a research center, a storage facility, an equipment facility and command post. (Swipe to see the locations). Russia has warned of “consequences,” with Vladimir Putin calling the move an “act of aggression” that could “have a destructive effect on the entire system” of international relations.
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