Recently, President Trump decimated a Syrian airfield and chemical factory with 59 Tomahawk missiles.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is a war criminal who terrorizes his own people by dropping chemical bombs, and then lies about his involvement.
This is exactly why Trump’s main target was destroying al-Assad’s chemical supply to prohibit any future attacks on Syrians.
But America’s closest ally, Israel, just announced some alarming information about Syria that President Trump needs to pay close attention to.
The New York Post reported:
Israeli defense officials said on Wednesday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad still has up to three tons of chemical weapons.
The assessment, based on Israeli intelligence, was revealed to reporters two weeks after a chemical attack in Syria killed at least 90 people. Israel, along with much of the international community, believes that Assad’s forces carried out the attack.
A senior military official told reporters that the Israeli intelligence estimates that Assad has “between one and three tons” of chemical weapons.
The assessment was confirmed by two other defense officials.
Assad has denied the allegations that he was behind the April 4 attack in the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhun in Syria’s southern Idlib province.
But Assad is a liar, and everyone knows of his track record.
While the President of Syria claims that media and foreign powers have been lying about his involvement in killing tens of thousands of Syrian citizens since 2011, many in the United Nations agree that al-Assad is the pathological liar.
His forthwith acknowledgement and backpedaling track record on whether Syria has chemical weapons is proof of sociopathic and psychotic tendencies.
This is why anything al-Assad claims should be taken with a grain of salt.
The New York Post concluded:
The United States and many other nations have called the attack a chemical weapons attack and accused the Syrian government of responsibility.
In response, the United States fired nearly 60 missiles at a Syrian air base it suspected of being the launching pad for the attack.
Assad agreed in 2013 to declare and dispose of all his chemical weapons under U.N. supervision, but his forces have repeatedly been accused of using them since then.
A fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, an international watchdog, is investigating the incident and is expected to issue a report within two weeks.
Turkish and British tests also have concluded that sarin, or a substance similar to the deadly nerve agent, was used in the Idlib attack.
Earlier this week, Assad’s former chemical weapons research chief told Britain’s The Telegraph that Syria had ‘at least 2,000 tons’ of chemical weapons before the war and only declared 1,300.
Former Brig. Gen. Zaher al-Sakat said the Syrian government still possessed hundreds of tons of chemical weapons.
Israel has largely stayed out of the civil war raging in its northern neighbor.
But it has carried out a number of air strikes against suspected arms shipments bound for Assad’s ally Hezbollah in Lebanon, and in retaliation to errant fire into the Golan Heights.
Iran, North Korea and Syria are all obstacles in the current pursuit of worldwide peace. And these nations’ leaders are the ones who have squashed diplomacy and deserve no sympathy for the consequences.