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White House denies report of rift between Trump and Mattis
News reports said the president ignored his defense secertary's request for congressional approval before attacking Syria.
Chemical weapons team kept from alleged attack site in Syria
Independent investigators were prevented by Syrian and Russian authorities Monday from reaching the scene of an alleged chemical attack near the Syrian capital, an official said, days after the U.S., France and Britain bombarded sites they said were linked to Syria’s chemical weapons program.
Marines practice chemical warfare drills in Jordan just after US, allies pummel Syrian sites
Marines kicked off a major exercise in Jordan that will include chemical and biological drills, and civilian evacuation training.
By Shawn Snow
Congress offers swift support, criticism of latest US military strikes in Syria
Concerns over the legality of the military strikes will dominate much of the debate among lawmakers in the weeks to come.
By Joe Gould and Leo Shane III
President Trump’s statement on the US military action in Syria
Trump said the action was prompted by "a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very terrible regime."
By Military Times staff