Monday, April 10, 2017

TRUMP AGENDA - Strike on Syria

aka "Generalissimo Trump Attacks Syria"

"How will Trump foreign policy evolve after U.S. strike on Syria?" PBS NewsHour 4/7/2017


SUMMARY:  What will be the fallout of a U.S. strike against a Syrian military base?  And what signal does it send to world powers around the world?  Former State Department official Sarah Sewall, retired Gen. John Allen, a former NATO commander, and retired Col. Andrew Bacevich of Boston University join Judy Woodruff for a discussion.

"Western allies applaud strike on Syria amid questions of next steps" PBS NewsHour 4/7/2017


SUMMARY:  President Trump ordered a U.S. military strike Thursday night in Syria.  The target, the Assad military's Sharyat air base, which U.S. officials say acted as a launch pad for a chemical attack that killed more than 80 people.  The attack drew widespread support from American allies, and condemnation from the Syrians and their allies.  Judy Woodruff reports.

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