WAR DRUMS: Syria prepares for war as Assad moves military jets in response to Trump missile threat


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WAR DRUMS: Syria prepares for war as Assad moves military jets in response to Trump missile threat

WAR DRUMS: Syria prepares for war as Assad moves military jets in response to Trump missile threat

The Syrian military has moved some of its air assets to avoid the fallout from potential missile strikes following Donald Trump’s threats of military action against Syria, US officials revealed.  The officials declined further comment and it was not clear whether the Syrian moves would impact US military planning for potential action against Syria over a suspected poison gas attack, Reuters reported. But this

move could limit the damages that a joint airstrike conducted by the US and its allies would have on the Syrian army, should the Western countries decide to turn words into actions. A similar assessment was delivered earlier today by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, which said that pro-Syrian government forces were emptying main airports and military air bases. READ MORE