The international community has reacted to the airstrikes ordered by Donald Trump on Syria
Not long before Election Day, but thousands of miles away in the Afghan village of Bouz Kandahari, 30 to 36 civilians died. Those deaths took place in a war Americans had largely filed in the library of forgotten events, though the conflict there is still fiercely underway.
Rebel officials and rescue workers said incendiary bombs were among the weapons that rained from the sky on the city.
Turkey’s military said in a statement U.S. special forces were supporting an operation being carried out in northern Syria.
Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, also known as Haji Iman and Abu Alaa al-Afri, was a veteran jihadist with a bounty of $7 million on his head.
The attack took place as recruits were lining up for dinner at the camp.
The strikes, identified as Russian by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, occurred as a U.N. envoy visited Damascus.
In these years, air power has, in fact, been closely associated with one fiasco or policy disappointment after another. To take a single recent example: President Obama began his "no boots on the ground" air campaign against ISIS and its "caliphate" in Syria and Iraq in September 2014.