Sunday, 20th May 2018
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It was talked about for a while but now that the allied attack on Syria has taken place it seems that a new chapter in the seven year old civil war in that country has been opened. There has been a lot of back and forth over the reasons as to why America, Britain and France decided to take joint action against the Syrian regime. It was the chemical attack on Douma killing dozens of men, women and children that led to the three countries coming together to target chemical weapons sites in the country. The allies of Syria has said that there was no reason for the attack and that in fact Russia came out and said that the attack in Douma was a provocation and masterminded by the British. As has been said there is a lot of back and forth but now it remains to be seen is what action the Syrians and it's allies will take agains the U.S., Britain and France.

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