1 minute, non-partisan Syria summary…
Clinton and Trump both supported strikes on Syrian airfields in response to chemical weapons used against Syrian civilians including children.
Most of NATO agrees with US. China condemns both US and Syria. Russia is pissed and suspends a very specific agreement preventing future US / Russia mid air collisions over Syrian land. Iran pissed at US.
Defenders of Assad / Syria say it would be literally insane for Assad to launch this attack against his own people when he’s getting almost everything he wants from both Russia and the US. This is Assad’s defense. The suggestion is that the chemical attack against Syria’s own civilians would have come from someone looking to destabilize Assad.
Syrian attack civilian survivors describe chemical bombs dropped from airplanes.