Earlier this week, the Syrian government carried out an attack on it's own civilians using a lethal chemical that basically suffocated to death those affected. Pictures and videos of those dying/dead quickly made it's rounds on the internet, striking a lot of anger and emotion in most..especially because a lot of those deaths consisted of innocent children and babies.
The following video contains graphic content. This is heartbreaking to watch..
After seeing the same images and videos we all saw, Trump was also outraged by the Syrian government. So much so, that he felt compelled to retaliate, a "responsibility" to respond...and he just launched 50-60 missiles Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based.
According to a US official, the strikes are over until another decision is made, however, we are all obviously on the edge of our seat.
"When you kill innocent children -- innocent babies -- babies -- little babies with a chemical gas that is so lethal, people were shocked to hear what gas it was, that crosses many, many lines. Beyond a red line, many, many lines," Trump said.
More than 400,000 have lost their lives, more than 5,000,000 Syrians have fled their country, and more than 6,000,000 more have been displaced internally..all inside of Syria's 6 year long civil war.