“You can sit at home and play 'Call of Duty' or you can come [to Syria] and respond to the real call of duty….”
"We are not increasing our role in the Syrian civil war. But we will defend our troops," said U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis
The former president said leaders are often praised for taking military action and criticized for failing to do so. He maintains his decision not to order airstrikes in Syria was the right one.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the strike on a Syrian military air base “didn’t cost the president anything.”
A monitoring group said the death toll in Deir Ezzor was likely to increase as many of those injured were in a critical condition.
On Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson found himself in the same place as his predecessor, trying to prod Moscow on Syria. And to no avail.
A new survey found a majority of Americans are pretty confident President Donald Trump is equipped to decide the next steps in Syria.
Moscow's attempt to blame the Syrian rebels for the deadly attack is just about 'deflecting blame' for the Assad regime, officials say.
McMaster said the missile strike against Syria was to meant to send a "strong political message to Assad," saying the White House was “prepared to do more."
Syria's president may see the Tomahawk attack as a 'slap on the wrist' in the absence of a major strategic shift.
Secretary of State says Moscow failed to live up to a chemical weapons agreement.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says warplanes carried out air strikes on rebel-held areas in the eastern Homs countryside.
Regime says the U.S. military's action justifies its decision to develop nuclear weapons.
The president was presented with a plan that would have included a strike on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's palace.
Still, Congress is demanding consultations on the White House’s broader strategy for the war-torn country.
Despite the U.S. strike against Assad, Trump's Syria policy remains unclear.
Ankara continued to criticize the U.S. for what it sees as a lack of support for its aims in Syria.
Moscow responded angrily to Washington warnings about attacks against Russia.
We must do right by Syrian victims like five-year-old Omran, says Mina Al-Oraibi.