The US president has said that he is discussing with military leadership the situation surrounding the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma, which he slammed as "heinous" act against innocent civilians.
Mattis said that he has seen refugees from all over the world, including in Kosovo and Africa, he has never seen "refugees as traumatized as coming out of Syria".
Syria has denied using chemical weapons throughout the conflict that began in 2011, including the most recent suspected chemical attack Saturday in a rebel-held suburb of Damascus that killed at least 40 people.
"I believe there was a chemical attack and we are looking for the actual evidence", Mattis said. "And some things are simply inexcusable, beyond the pale, and in the worst interest of not just the chemical weapons convention, but of civilization itself".
Speaking at a House Armed Services Committee hearing, Mattis made the comments as justification for last year's USA missile strikes on Syria but did not suggest what military action the administration might take in Syria in the coming days.
Mattis insisted that Trump has not yet made a decision to strike Syria, after the president earlier had tweeted that action "could be very soon or not so soon at all!" "We're still working on this", he said.
"Get ready Russian Federation", he said in a tweet.
The Pentagon is now working under war powers granted in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, even though operations across the Middle East have morphed broadly since those early days of seeking to destroy Al-Qaeda.
But he suggested in another tweet early Thursday that there was no timeline for a USA response. In any event, the United States, under my Administration, has done a great job of ridding the region of ISIS.
Warning that he was concerned that a United States strike might lead to an "out of control" escalation in the Syrian war, Mattis said that Washington was "committed to ending that war through the Geneva process through the United Nations orchestrated effort". "Where is our 'Thank you America?'" "So they'll be made fairly soon".
Syria's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that Mr. Trump's threats to attack are "reckless" and endanger global peace and security.
The case sparked new headlines after the girl's father on Monday died of injuries reportedly sustained while in police custody. She will write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding a law convicting the culprits for raping minors within the 6 months.
A drunken guest reportedly made a decision to end her life after she initially refused to stand and dance while she sang. The 24-year-old pregnant singer, Samina Samoon, was killed on Tuesday when she could not get up due to her pregnancy.
Adjustments have also been made to the recently added Guided Missile weapon, reducing its movement speed and maximum turn rate. As with many other games this generation, Fortnite lets those with the PS4 Pro choose between frame rate and visual quality.
The baby, a baby boy, was born in December by a surrogate mother from Laos and the case came out this week from The Beijing News . After the birth late past year , all four grandparents took DNA blood tests to confirm they were related to the boy.
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In an executive summary made public at Britain's request, it said "the toxic chemical was of high purity" but did not name it. She said she had declined an offer of assistance from the Russian embassy "at the moment".
Twin Galaxies did give Mitchell opportunities to answer questions during the dispute, but he did not choose to do so. What this means is that the high scores were not achieved on an arcade machine, which is an official requirement.
Of course, with Real Madrid scraping through at the eleventh hour, it is hard to see them not getting through to the final. The first legs will be on Tuesday, April 24th and Wednesday 25, with the return legs on Tuesday, May 1 and Wednesday 2.
However, none of the aforementioned will raise more eyebrows or spark half as much excitement as the announcement of Tyson Fury . Should a deal be struck, the victor would become the first man to hold all four major heavyweight titles at the same time.
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As Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress on Tuesday, shares of Facebook closed by up more than 4.5 percent to end trading. On a question if Facebook has a political bias, he said the platform's goal was not to engage in political speech.
Like, 80% of Americans have never been to a Holocaust museum, and that's pretty surprising given the number of them. It also found that most Americans desire an overall improvement in the quality of the Holocaust curriculum.