In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) transits the Mediterranean Sea on March 9, 2017. The United States fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria Thursday night in retaliation for this week’s gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians, the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Donald Trump’s most dramatic military order since becoming president.  (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP)
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Lolita Baldor - Associated PressApril 07, 2017
The strikes hit the government-controlled Shayrat air base in central Syria, where U.S. officials say the Syrian military planes that dropped the chemicals had taken off.
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Lolita Baldor - Associated PressFebruary 23, 2016
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