Pentagon: “Active preparations” for chemical attack in Syria
According to the Pentagon, there are “active preparations” at the Syrian airbase from which the last chemical attack was fired. The report follows a White House warning against another chemical attack, for which Assad would “pay a heavy price.”
Today (Tuesday), the Pentagon reported “active preparations” involving aircraft at the Shayrat Airbase from which the last chemical attack in Syria took place. This, following the White House report that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is preparing for an additional chemical weapons attack. The White House warned that Assad and his military will “pay a heavy price” if they do in fact carry out an attack.