Donald Trump has now confirmed that the US will be conducting missile strikes on Syria. Based on the phrasing of his statement, it appears that the US may target Russian material and human assets in the Syrian Arab Republic, an act that Russian officials have promised, would trigger an immediate Russian response. If Trump actually means what he said and with a volatile person such as the current US leader, it is difficult to tell, it would more or less indicate that the US is willing to run the risk of direct conflict with Russia for the first time since the Cuban Missile Crisis… Eurasia Future
Image: Russian military aircraft base in Syria / Min. of Defence, Russia.