Apr 14 2018
Haley said that the president would not be rushed into a decision.
President Assad launched a bloody offensive on Eastern Ghouta along with Russian military assistance. Naturally, the president has done so in his own inimitable way. At a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the Pentagon's 2019 budget request, Mattis said that because the USA had no one at the site of the suspected chemical attack in Syria last Saturday, the US has no hard evidence of what happened. Get ready Russian Federation, because they will be coming, nice and new and "smart!", he threatened.
President Trump rightfully blamed his predecessor, President Obama, for his failed policy towards Syria.
Trump says that last Saturday, Syrian President Bashar Assad deployed chemical weapons in what was a "significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very awful regime".
That's according to a source familiar with the president's plans, who was not authorized to speak publicly.
It's a nightmare scenario for Syria: The United States launches strikes on Syrian targets, killing Russians, and Moscow is forced to defend itself or retaliate.
President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that missiles "will be coming". "I think this was actually a big moment", opined CNN's Fareed Zakaria at the time.
Not only has there not yet been any verifiable evidence of Russian involvement in the Salisbury incident, arguably more to the point there is no rational reason as to why Russia would do so - especially given the fact that it is due to host the World Cup imminently, and is even less likely than usual to risk its global reputation for no obvious benefit.
"If the president learns he can please the cable news pundits - whom he watches compulsively - by lobbing a few missiles, the world will become a more risky place".
The President also insisted that the U.S. would not remain engaged in Syria forever under any circumstances.
"They agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged, and on the need to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime". That much is clear. Yet if Trump wants to put the same kind of maximum pressure on Damascus that he has on Pyongyang, then the troops need to stay-not because they are going to join the fight against Assad, but because they play a critical role in shaping the balance of power in Syria. Long-term occupation of a country where Russian forces are already on the ground seems implausible, never mind it would be a repeat of Iraq.
In exchange for a measure of autonomy and a cut of the profits, the Kurds would let Assad would reclaim his oil.
Anything is possible when the missiles start flying, but the USA and Russian Federation have a system for avoiding this scenario - it's known as the deconfliction hotline.
On Friday campaigners from the Stop the War Coalition will hand in a letter signed by MPs, trade unionists, celebrities and academics to Downing Street urging Mrs May to not take military action in Syria. So, what else is there? That, however, is not Trump's way.
According to the statement, May described the attack as a "shocking and barbaric act which killed up to 75 people, including children, in the most appalling and inhumane way". "Mueller is most conflicted of all".
Following a sarin attack on Syrian civilians in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in April 2017, Trump ordered strikes on the Shayrat air base in Homs.
Speaking to reporters in Moscow, Lavrov reiterated a strong warning to the West against military action in Syria, saying any such "adventures" in Syria would increase flows of refugees into Europe. "This Easter, may the light of the risen Christ illumine the consciences of all political and military leaders, so that a swift end may be brought to the carnage in course", the pontiff said.
Apr 13 2018
Temperature in northern Taiwan to drop 10 degrees by Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms are likely to be ongoing through the early morning hours Saturday , lasting through the early afternoon. COOLER FOR A BIT: A bit of sunshine returns for Tuesday , but breezy northwesterly winds keep temperatures well-below average.
Apr 13 2018
Facebook Might Be Biased. But You'll Never Hear Zuckerberg Admit It.
The issue of Facebook and people leaving of course they can't, there were the same problems with the financial crisis of 2008. And doubtless uses that data to serve up the right audiences to advertisers-which is the company's main revenue model.
Apr 12 2018
7 takeaways from Mark Zuckerberg's appearance before the House
Three senators introduced privacy legislation on Tuesday that would require users' permission to collect and share their data. Many people couldn't believe that USA lawmakers who regulate technology have such a loose grasp on how things work.
Apr 12 2018
Badger soccer starts season with 3-2 win
They love each other through their differences, admire the other with their similarities and their bond is seemingly inseparable. They are just two wins away from a Region I championship and a trip to the Final Four. "She did really well", Rodriguez said.
Apr 11 2018
NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference preview
While this may not have tremendously hurt the team in the regular season; going into the playoffs this could be a major drawback. However, that's really all the attacking prowess the Devils have as the team's second-leading scorer is 41 points behind Hall.
Apr 11 2018
Guardiola on defensive after City's miserable week
Guardiola talked afterwards about fine details and one-off results but he is too involved not to see there is a pattern here too. Nevertheless, the score remained 1-0 to the hosts at the half-time break, but Liverpool still 3-1 up on aggregate.
Apr 11 2018
New 2019 Ford Focus: this is it!
It's worth noting that to begin with that at launch the new 1.5-litre petrol and 2.0-litre diesel engines are not available. Like its predecessor, the Ford Focus of new generation will be offered to customers in the hatchback , sedan and wagon .
Apr 11 2018
Hawaii students' reading scores improve as nation's stagnate
For instance, just over half of North Carolina's white and nonpoor students earned proficient ratings in fourth-grade reading. Rhode Island ranked below the national average on eighth-grade math and higher than the nation on fourth-grade reading.
Apr 11 2018
Cardi B Opens Up About Her Pregnancy And Impending Motherhood
While she said it was a "relief", she also stressed it was "nerve wracking" because she's "sensitive" to "what people will say". News. "People be so thirsty to scrutinize and try to destroy something that it suppose to be a blessing", the rapper added.
Apr 09 2018
Reed staves off Spieth challenge to win Masters
One shot behind him is Spanish sensation Jon Rahm who seems to know no other way to play than to fire at every pin. Charley Hoffman took a 7-iron that barely carried the bunker next to the hole, bounced right - and trickled in.
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