Saturday, April 8, 2017
The Middle East Gets Very Tense. Threats Flying
Trump Warned He’s ‘One Step Away from Military Clashes with Russia’ After Striking Syria
A British nuclear submarine is patrolling the Mediterranean and NATO forces were on high alert throughout the region.
As the region teetered on the brink, world leaders, including Theresa May, backed the American strikes at al-Shayrat base, but there were calls for talks in a bid to prevent the crisis turning into a wider conflict.
Russia’s Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev claimed the US missile strike was illegal and warned Mr Trump had been “one step away from military clashes with Russia”.
But the US president insisted it was time the Assad regime was reined in from its barbarous attacks on innocent Syrians…