Donald Trump’s Syria strikes are designed to hit Assad’s chemical weapons while limiting escalation, but may not be enough

Donald Trump’s Syria strikes are designed to hit Assad’s chemical weapons while limiting escalation, but may not be enough

Updated April 14, 2018 17:35:18 Photo: The air strikes were confined to Syrian military infrastructure to avoid Russian and Iranian casualties. (AP Photo: Hassan Ammar) The US-led missile strikes in Syria appear to have been carefully calculated to minimise any further escalation in the Syrian war, while going as far …