President Trump Eases Tensions: ‘We’re Not Going into Syria’

President Trump Eases Tensions: ‘We’re Not Going into Syria’, by Ben Kew.

In an interview with The New York Post, Trump said, “Our policy is the same, it hasn’t changed. We’re not going into Syria.” …

“Our big mission is getting rid of ISIS,” he said. “That’s where it’s always been. But when you see kids choking to death, you watch their lungs burning out, we had to hit him and hit him hard.” …

A Gallup poll released on Tuesday revealed that public support for the airstrikes is comparatively low against previous wars such as the invasion of Iraq. However, Americans overwhelmingly approve of military action in Iraq and Syria with the aim of defeating the Islamic State.

hat-tip Stephen Neil