Syrian Scientists Made Sarin Used in Chemical Attacks, France Claims

French intelligence faults the U.S.-Russia chemical pact and discloses Syria's effort to acquire ingredients for a nerve agent.


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Whether the president achieves success in Syria will depend on what comes next, not on what happened Thursday.

Shadow Government

What ‘Something’ Should Trump Make ‘Happen’ in Syria?

The president's instinct is always to punch back — and now he has created an expectation that he will do so.

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