14 Apr 2018

President Trump: ‘Mission accomplished’ after Syria airstrikes

Washington Correspondent

The Pentagon said the strikes were designed to “cripple Syria’s ability to use chemical weapons in the future” –  calling the operation “precise, overwhelming and effective”. President Trump also tweeted the words Mission Accomplished, which might conjure up some unfortunate connotations and then later added, for good measure, the USA is still locked and loaded.