Also regime targets are being struck as well according to multiple reports.
Syrian authorities say they have shot down 13 missiles.
"We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use of prohibited chemical agents."Trump also made a direct appeal to Russia to join the United States and its allies in pressuring Assad to abandon the use of chemical weapons.
He made a less direct statement to Iran, the Syrian government's other principle benefactor.
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Nearly a week after a horrific chemical weapons attack in the Syrian city of Douma, President Donald Trump, in cooperation with his French and British counterparts, has approved a set of strikes against targets associated with the regime of Bashar Al Assad.
After days of speculation and public threats suggesting the operation could be imminent, the announcement of the strikes finally came in the evening April 14, 2018 with the President addressing the nation directly from the White House.
Trump said in his speech that the strikes were targeting the Syrian government's chemical weapons capabilities.
For awhile now I’ve been thinking about the next project.
But now 15-30 years later, are we stuck with a bunch of tear downs?