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U.S. Missile Strike on Syria

President Donald Trump recieving a briefing about the Syrian chemical attack at Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach.
Shealah Craighead
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The White House
President Donald Trump recieving a briefing about the Syrian chemical attack at Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach.

President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike on Syria late last week in response to a chemical attack carried out against Syrian citizens. The move received mixed reactions from foreign policy analysts and government officials, and some fear the strike could have deeply damaged U.S. and Russian relations. Join us today as we discuss the consequences of this strike and what future U.S. policy regarding Syria might look like.

Guests:

  • Dan Lamothe, national security reporter, The Washington Post
  • Christopher Gelpi, chair of peace studies and conflict resolution, Mershon Center for International Security Studies and professor of political science, Ohio State University
  • Paul Salem, Vice President for policy and research at The Middle East Institute
  • James Phillips, senior research fellow for Middle Eastern affairs at The Heritage Foundation