Analysis of the U.S., France and Britain military action in Syria
The United States, Britain and France opted to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors because they were convinced that the Assad government had used chlorine and sarin nerve gas against a rebel-held Damascus suburb, American officials said Saturday.
Good Morning San Diego had full coverage of the strikes, providing live updates and expert analysis.
Middle Eastern affairs expert and KUSI contributor Tony Perry gives his thoughts on the strikes on Syria, if the strikes could take Syrian President Bashar al-Assad out of the chemical weapon business, the United States’ objective in Syria, and Russia’s response to the missile strikes.
Former U.S. Navy Lt. Commander Allan J. Camaisa and KUSI contributor Tony Perry on San Diego’s assets involved in the military action, more details on the Tomahawk missiles used in the strike, the capabilities of the Syrian missile defense system and the Russian’s role in Syria.
KUSI contributor and 760 radio host Mark Larson discusses the United Nations’ response to the missile strikes in Syria, President Trump’s motive to strike now, and the effect this could have with the rest of the world.
CNN’s Omar Jimenez provides a live update on the United States-Syria situation.