U.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase, escalating tensions with Russia

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Apr 07, 2017 8:46 AM
PALM BEACH, Fla./MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States on Friday fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase from which it said a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched this week, an escalation of the U.S. military role in Syria that immediately raised tension with Russia.