"Clearly the Assad regime did not get the message previous year", Mattis noted.
Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, director of the Joint Workers on the Pentagon, mentioned the allied airstrikes "took out the center" of Assad's chemical weapons arsenal. "The fact he was making this more normal and that Russian Federation was covering this up, all that has got to stop".
In an early-morning tweet, Trump said the strike was "perfectly carried out" and that "the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term "Mission Accomplished". 'I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back.
The Twittersphere piled on President Donald Trump after he tweeted Saturday that the US-led strikes on Syria "could not have had a better result".
In a series of tweets, Fleischer then laid out "the full story" of the infamous banner behind George W. Bush during the attack on Iraq that started the war that the U.S.is still fighting 15 years later. Bush addressed sailors aboard a Navy ship in Might 2003 alongside a "Mission Completed" banner, simply weeks earlier than it turned obvious that Iraqis had organized an insurgency that tied down USA forces for years.
Later Sunday, Trump sent a letter to congressional leaders informing them in writing of his decision to order the strike. This was the biggest intervention by western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since war broke out in 2011, with 103 missiles being fired from ships and manned aircraft as part of a coordinated campaign.
Haley made clear the United States won't be pulling troops out of Syria right away, saying USA involvement there "is not done".
"I think it is impossible to say at this point that the mission has been accomplished", he said on CNN's "State of the Union".
"We're not going to leave until we know we've accomplished those things", she said.
"None of these military actions are large enough to deter chemical-weapons use when Assad thinks it's strongly in his advantage".
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French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday that France wants to launch a diplomatic initiative over Syria that would include Western powers, Russian Federation and Turkey.
Trump's approach, he said, "is not about the balance of power in Syria. We convinced him to remain".
The nighttime Syria assault was carefully limited to minimise civilian casualties and avoid direct conflict with Syria's key ally, Russia, but confusion arose over the extent to which Washington warned Moscow in advance. The Pentagon mentioned it gave no specific warning.
Syria has been locked in a civil war since the Arab Spring of 2011, pitting rebel groups who seek to depose the Assad regime against Russia-backed government forces.
Russian Federation and Iran called the use of force by the United States and its allies a "military crime" and "act of aggression". Accordingly, the US will find it important to maintain its military presence if it anticipates further chemical attacks, and wants to use them to justify striking the regime. The U.S. says it suspects that sarin gas also was used.
"Last night, operations were very successful, we met our objectives, we hit the sites - the heart of the chem weapons program - so it was 'mission accomplished, '" White said.
Although officials said the singular target was Assad's chemical weapons capability, his air force, including helicopters he allegedly has used to drop chemical weapons on civilians, were spared. In a US army motion a 12 months in the past in response to a sarin gasoline assault, the Pentagon mentioned missiles took out practically 20 p.c of the Syrian air drive.
The U.S. -led operation gained broad Western assist. The World Health Organization said 70 were killed in the attack, with 43 dying from chemical exposure. Albeit minor, and a far cry from what Assad deserves for his unrelenting brutality against the Syrian people, the presence in the Mediterranean Sea of the largest USA air and naval strike force since the Iraq War in 2003 indicates that US oversight of affairs in Syria will likely remain, as will the capacity to damage Assad's forces once again. The words, which likely left many people in the USA government, congress, intelligence services and military with their heads in their hands, is ambiguous in every aspect: what was the "mission", and what does it mean for it to be "accomplished"?
Requested about Trump's "Mission Completed" assertion, White mentioned it pointed to the profitable focusing on of three Syrian chemical weapons websites.
Haley appeared on "Fox News Sunday" and CBS' "Face the Nation".
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