Peters and Stabenow Endorse the bombing of Syria, Amash calls it an Act of War

Peters and Stabenow Endorse the bombing of Syria, Amash calls it an Act of War
by Jeff Smith (GRIID)
Last Thursday, the US military engaged in a bombing mission against Syria, launching 59 Tomahawk missiles directed at several targets on the Middle Eastern country.

However, this was not the first time that the US has bombed Syria in recent years. Since 2014, the US has been bombing Syria regularly (roughly 8,000 airstrikes), but unlike this past weekend, there was not an outbreak of protests across the nation, like the ones targeting the Trump administration. READ THE FULL BLOG POST – https://griid.org/2017/04/10/peters-and-stabenow-endorse-the-bombing-of-syria-amash-calls-it-an-act-of-war/#like-25476

Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy

Last Thursday, the US military engaged in a bombing mission against Syria, launching 59 Tomahawk missiles directed at several targets on the Middle Eastern country.

However, this was not the first time that the US has bombed Syria in recent years. Since 2014, the US has been bombing Syria regularly (roughly 8,000 airstrikes), but unlike this past weekend, there was not an outbreak of protests across the nation, like the ones targeting the Trump administration. 

Endorsing the US Missile Strike against Syria

Since the Thursday evening US military attack against Syria, politicians have been responding to the Trump administration’s actions. Michigan Senator Gary Peters made the following statement on Friday in support of the missile strike: 

“Bashar Al-Assad’s ruthless use of chemical weapons to kill innocent men, women, and children is abhorrent and cannot be tolerated. Our ultimate goals in resolving the crisis in Syria should be restoring stability…

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