Trump: ‘We’re not going into Syria’

By The Hill

President Trump said Tuesday the U.S. will not launch a full-scale war in Syria, seeking to ease concerns that last week’s missile strike could escalate American involvement in that country’s civil war.

“We’re not going into Syria,” Trump said in an interview with Fox Business Network.

Trump suggested his decision last week to launch 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian air base used in a sarin gas attack was purely intended to curb Syrian leader Bashar Assad’s use of chemical weapons against his own people.

“But when I see people using horrible, horrible chemical weapons – which they agreed not to use under the Obama administration, but they violated it,” the president said.

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2 Responses to Trump: ‘We’re not going into Syria’

  1. The problem here is that the US military has already invaded Syria – with boots on the ground and 5 US airbases (that we know of):

    This is all in addition to arming, funding and training Islamic terrorists in Syria since 2011, both directly and via Israel, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

  2. lozzafun says:

    sorry for late reply…. Have been gone for most of a week… So much info out there that I will NEVER catch up… The fact that drones were being used since Trump took office, tell me that we were ‘still there’ no matter the claims… Thanks!

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