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Leid Stories —04.10.17

The United States is at war with Syria, and the situation is escalating and rapidly deteriorating at the same time. Seventy-two hours after blaming President Bashar al-Assad for unleashing a deadly poison-gas attack on Khan Sheikhoun, a town under the control of rebels fighting Assad’s regime, Trump on April 7 ordered retaliatory bombing of a military airfield in Western Syria. The president’s unilateral action has touched off vigorous reaction and debate, both within the world community of nations and at home.