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The US does not rule out the possibility to conduct new missile strikes on Syria, White House spokesman Sean Spicer has said at a news conference on Monday. “The sight of people being gassed and blown away by barrel bombs ensures that if we see this kind of action again, we hold open the possibility of future action,” Spicer stated, adding that “Not just Syria, but the world saw a president who is going to act decisively.”
US Defense Secretary James Mattis claimed that the US missile strike on the Sha’irat military airfield led to the destruction of 20% of the Syrian Air Force’s aircraft.
Mattis added that the Syrian government “lost the ability to refuel or rearm aircraft at Sha’irat airfield and at this point, use of the runway is of idle military interest.”
Unfortunately, the mad dog forgot to check some videos on Youtube, which reveal the air base to be operational and Syrian warplanes using it to conduct airstrikes on militants. The destruction of 20% of the aircraft also appears to be an overestimation.
Meanwhile, the mainstream media continued their propaganda campaign against the Iranian-Syrian-Russian alliance. Now, some anonymous US official told Fox News that, “a Russian-operated drone flew over a hospital in Syria as victims of the attack were rushing to get treatment. Hours after the drone left, a Russian-made fighter jet bombed the hospital in what American officials believe was an attempt to cover up the usage of chemical weapons.” According to the media, the presence of the drone couldn’t have been a coincidence. Investigation is not required when an anonymous US official is always near to provide such hard evidence of any allegations.
The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies retook the town of Maardes and the village of Iskandariyah from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) in northern Hamma. Then, government forces launched an advance on Souran.
In the Palmyra countryside, the SAA captured the Al Taj hill, a number of points in the Mazburad Mountain, and the Syriatel tower.
The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) captured the villages of Abbad and Ayid Qabir which had been controlled by ISIS in the province of Raqqah.
Both of the villages are located near the important ISIS-held town of Tabqa. Tabqa and the Tabqa dam are important ISIS defense sites in the western countryside of Raqqah. The SDF successfully isolated them and is now readying to storm them.
Meanwhile, the US Special Forces and their proxies repelled an ISIS attack at al Tanf in southern Syria. From 20 to 30 ISIS members had attacked the US-led forces after a VBIED attack. All terrorists were killed in the clashes according to the US Central Command.
“Anonymous US officials” always pull something out of their ass, regardless of the event.
Why hasn’t the SAA captured the Jirah airbase yet?
I guess they had to deploy large part of Tiger forces to northern Hama and thus the offensive stalled. Also, it’s quite possible that the ISIS units are actually defending the airbase instead of just retreating, which was the case in the eastern Aleppo countryside.
hopefully they retake it soon
We are living in the era of US, UK and Israeli disinformation.
Most gas attacks in history have been done by the UK-Empire and France. Including in Gaza back during the first world war the UK was gassing Christian and Sunni’s. The UK-Empire would gas 20,000 people at a time in the first world war, and no body ever condemn them. It is the allies who gas people, not Assad. Israel gasses people, not Assad. Time to bomb Israel for gassing Palestinians banned weapons and burn human flesh to death. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymjyRkIlTYU
Winston Churchill: “I am strongly in favour of using poisoned gas against uncivilised tribes,” “Gas is a more merciful weapon than [the] high explosive shell, and compels an enemy to accept a decision with less loss of life than any other agency of war.” They used in Russia against the bolsheviks, then in Iraq after the WWI, and Churchill was even advocating the mass use of chemical weapons against german (and french) cities in WW2! But his generals were afraid of german retaliation…
And don’t forget the United States use of WMD, NUCLEAR BOMBS IN JAPAN, and tactical NUCLEAR WEAPONS IN IRAQ and this DEEP STATE WAR CRIMINALS, have the COJONES to call for other nations to relinquish their use of NUCLEAR WEAPONS.
In all fairness to Hitler, the US barbarians adopted murder by cyanide because it was “civilised”.
Can any Washington barbarian speak English?
I like the depiction of the “anonymous US official” in the vid : )