SECDEF James N. Mattis and the Commanding General of CENTCOM, General Joseph Votel, briefed reporters today on details of the Syrian airstrike, more refined bomb damage assessments, the intelligence that led to the airstrike and the message that was intended.
Tom Draude joins ALL MARINE RADIO to discuss the current state of Syria after the U.S. Navy strike last week.
Will Russia standby Syria after their use of WMD?
Should the U.S. fear a Russian-Syrian-Iranian alliance from a military perspective?
Curt Knowles, LtCol USMC (ret), and F18 pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan veteran joined the program to discuss factors taken into account when planning a response to Syrian use of nerve gas.
What does the Russian air defense mean to U.S. planners? How did the nature of the target influence the choice of a strike package? Curt helps us understand.
Ben Connable, Maj USMC (ret), of the Rand Corporation and an Iraq veteran joined the program to look at the American response to Syrian use of nerve gas.
What does it mean? One and done? A new strategy?