Syrian government forces are on “high alert” for U.S. military action in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack in the rebel-stronghold of Douma, near Damascus on Saturday.
Images showing what looks like evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria has prompted an international outcry, including heated debate at the United Nations.
CGTN’s Nathan King reports.
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- Ammar Waqqaf is managing director of the Syria-focused think tank Gnosos.
- Alexander Nekrassov is a former adviser to the Russian government.
- Kaveh Afrasiabi is a political scientist and expert in Iran’s foreign affairs.
- Paolo von Schirach is president of the Global Policy Institute.
— POLITICO (@politico) April 11, 2018
A deepening crisis in Syria.
— UNICEF (@UNICEF) April 11, 2018