DML News brings you the following information from Military Times:
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday that the U.S. and key allies are still working on options to respond to Syria’s suspected chemical attacks, and have not concluded who was behind the attacks.
“We are still assessing the intelligence, ourselves and our allies, we’re still working on this,” Mattis said when asked whether the government of Syrian president Bashar Assad was responsible.
The article went on to state the following:
Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles “will be coming” in response to Syria’s suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people.
The report refers to President Trump’s Wednesday Tweet (read it HERE). In the tweet, Trump said the U.S. has “nice and new and ‘smart’” missiles.
Pentagon spokeswoman Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Rebarich was asked about the president’s statement. “The department does not comment on potential future military actions. I refer you to the White House to characterize the president’s tweet,” Rebarich said.
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