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Syria / Civil War / Missile Strike #1123269

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 14, 2018
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(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The missile strike from the US, Britain & France on Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons in Douma featured; scenes of missiles flying, ruins in Syria shown. [Joint staff dir. Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKENZIE†- calls it "precise, overwhelming & effective."] [President TRUMP - calls them crimes of a monster.] [US Ambassador to U.N. Nikki HALEY - says the US is locked & loaded.] Trump tweet about the strike quoted. The limited punishment from last night's strike discussed.

(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.

(Beirut: James Longman) The defiance in Syria to the strike featured; scenes shown of celebrations by Syrian President Bashir al-Assad's forces & supporters. [At U.N., Russian AMBASSADOR - {thru translator} calls the chemical attack staged.]

(Studio: Tom Llamas; studio: Stephen Ganyard) The new US technology used in the strike & the symbol of cruise missiles hitting the Syrian bunkers discussed.

Llamas, Tom;
Raddatz, Martha;
Longman, James;
Ganyard, Stephen

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