News Roundup 4/9/17

  • Gorsuch was confirmed by the Senate to be the new Supreme Court Justice. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • Nikki Haley says the US plans to pursue regime change in Syria. [Link] Trump Fyle
  • This article contains a list of countries who support and oppose US military action in Syria. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • Only six Senators have come out in opposition Trump’s military action in Syria. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • At least nine civilians were killed in the bombing of Assad’s airfield. [Link] Syria Fyle
  • A US airstrike near Raqqa in Syria has killed 21 people, mostly civilians. Another airstrike hit a boat full of civilians trying to cross a river. The boat had at least 40 on it, and so far 7 bodies have been recovered. Most of those dead are children. [Link] Syria Fyle

On Foreign Policy Focus #24, I discuss Trump attacking Assad in Syria. On April 7th, Trump bombed a Syrian airfield controlled by Assad. This attack was the first direct use of military force against Assad in Syria. Trump has no good options in Syria, and this attack will only help al-Qaeda and ISIS. Hillary Clinton suggested Trump bomb Syrian airfields just before he carried out the attack. LISTEN HERE!!

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