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Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to residents on Monday in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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A crowd in central Damascus waves flags and portraits in support of President Bashar Assad on Monday, two days after the U.S., Britain and France carried out airstrikes. The photo was released by the official Syrian news agency SANA. AP hide caption

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A surface-to-air missile lit up the sky in Damascus early Saturday morning after President Trump announced airstrikes would be launched to deter the Syrian government for allegedly using chemical weapons. Hassan Ammar/AP hide caption

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For the second time in just over a year, President Trump ordered airstrikes on Syrian targets in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar Assad. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Syria Is Latest Test For President Trump's Foreign Policy

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A bus carries rebels and their families who have fled Douma, Syria, the site of an alleged chemical attack over the weekend that killed dozens. Omar Sanadiki/Reuters hide caption

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President Trump had a strong message for Russia in their disagreement over Syria, saying in a tweet, "You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!" Trump is seen here in the Oval Office at the White House on Tuesday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Tells Russia: 'Get Ready' For U.S. Missiles Striking Syria

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New evidence presented in a Washington, D.C., federal court claims that American journalist Marie Colvin, right, was killed in a targeted assassination by the Syrian regime in 2012. Arthur Edwards/AP hide caption

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Syrian Defector: Assad Forces Targeted, Killed Journalist Marie Colvin

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President Trump speaks to the media during a Cabinet meeting at the White House on Monday. The White House announced Tuesday that Trump would not be taking a planned trip to Latin America this week. The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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A medical worker gives a toddler oxygen through a respirator following an alleged poison gas attack in eastern Ghouta, Syria on April 8. Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP hide caption

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A medical worker at a Damascus hospital holds a sign protesting a suspected chemical weapons attack outside the Syrian capital a year ago. The suspected attacks led the U.S. to fire a barrage of missiles at a Syrian air base on April 7, 2017. Sameer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This image released early Sunday by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets shows a child receiving oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria. Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP hide caption

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This image made from video shows a medical worker administering oxygen through respirators following an alleged poison gas attack in Douma. The Syrian government denied the allegations. Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets/AP hide caption

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A vehicle of U.S. troops passes on a street in Manbij, Syria on Saturday. President Trump's unscripted public declaration this week about pulling out of Syria "very soon" while at odds with his own policy are unnerving for the Kurds in this context. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

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Syrian President Bashar Assad, center, speaks with Syrian troops in newly captured areas of eastern Ghouta, near the capital Damascus, Syria, Sunday. Al-Ikhbariya TV broadcast images of Assad surrounded by soldiers on a street in eastern Ghouta, where a Syrian offensive has been underway over the past month. It was not clear where in eastern Ghouta Assad was. Syrian presidency Facebook page via AP hide caption

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This image, which is excerpted from a video released Wednesday, shows what the Israeli military says was a suspected Syrian nuclear reactor site near Deir al-Zor, photographed before and after an Israeli airstrike in September 2007. IDF/Handout via Reuters TV hide caption

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Fighters with the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army advance through a field southeast of Afrin on Tuesday. Ankara and its allies among the Syrian rebels said Tuesday they have surrounded the Kurdish-held Syrian border town. Hasan Kirmizitas/DHA-Depo Photos via AP hide caption

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