French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that he persuaded Trump to leave US troops in Syria, but the White House says otherwise.
We spoke with the survivors of the Douma chemical attack, who hail retaliatory Western missile strikes on regime installations but doubt whether the attacks will alter realities on the ground.
The US missile strikes offer no guarantee if they will cause serious damage to Bashar al Assad’s chemical weapons infrastructure.
Bashar al Assad’s regime has once again shown to both its allies and detractors that it operates with impunity.
Worries about a confrontation between Russia, Syria's big ally, and the West have been running high since Trump said that missiles "will be coming" in response to the suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma on April 7.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slapped aside Russian suggestions that the attack in Douma could have been faked and said Trump was still weighing military options in response.
The US and France have talked a big game when it comes to responding to gas attacks in Syria, but in the absence of a broad and coherent Syria policy, can they make a difference?
The humanitarian crisis in eastern Ghouta has reached alarming proportions. Residents suffer under a relentless and reckless bombing campaign carried out by Russia and the Syrian regime.
Despite all ‘red line’ warnings, chemical weapons have been used in the Syrian civil war since 2012. Global condemnation of these attacks aside, nothing seems to have changed in the field.
Many survivors of the world's deadliest industrial disaster are still struggling to recover and are demanding that the Indian government do more to help.
The United Nations Security Council will hold a vote on Thursday to repeat an international inquiry on the chemical weapon use in Syria. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons found that Syrian regime used sarin in April.
The United States and Britain have accused Russia of "denying the truth" as Moscow sought to rip up a report blaming Syria for a deadly chemical attack in April.
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