Top general says Trump has military options if Syria uses chemical weapons
12 September, 2018, 01:55 | Author: Emmett Rice
The Wall Street Journal has just published a bombshell on Sunday evening as Russian and Syrian warplanes continue bombing raids over al-Qaeda held Idlib, citing unnamed United States officials who claim "President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has approved the use of chlorine gas in an offensive against the country's last major rebel stronghold".
In recent weeks, regime troops have massed around the northwestern region held by jihadists of Al-Qaeda's former Syrian affiliate as well as rival rebels.
Last week the French ambassador, whose country also vowed to strike Syria if what it deems credible chemical allegations emerge, said during a U.N. Security Council meeting on Idlib: "Syria is once again at the edge of an abyss".
Opposition forces in Idlib say they will fight to the end for control of the province, while Mr Assad has repeatedly vowed to regain control of all Syrian territory.
The administration is "trying to send a clear warning" to the Assad regime, said Melissa Dalton, a senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
A convoy of aid vehicles drives in Syria's Idlib province as they head to the government-controlled towns of Fuaa and Kafraya to deliver aid on 11 January.
Hundreds of civilians have fled villages near the front line in Syria's Idlib province fearing an imminent regime assault on the country's last major opposition and rebel bastion, a monitor said.
The talks in Geneva under United Nations envoy Staffan de Mistura come amid concerns that he and other United Nations officials have expressed about a looming battle for northern Idlib province - the last remaining rebel stronghold in Syria after 7 1/2 years of war that is now home to some 3 million civilians.
Advisers to President Donald Trump entertained the idea, briefly discussing it among themselves, according to the Times . His communications director also tweeted that "The Vice President puts his name on his Op-Eds".
His comments came during a speech at the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign, where he accepted an ethics in government award. Thomas, who represented IL from 1949 to 1967, according to the school's website.
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