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President Trump, second from right, speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House Monday, at the start of a meeting with military leaders, with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton. (Susan Walsh/AP)
President Trump, second from right, speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House Monday, at the start of a meeting with military leaders, with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, left, Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton. (Susan Walsh/AP)
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President Trump said on Twitter today that the United States military will be striking Syria, writing that missiles “will be coming, nice and new and smart." The president's tweets following a suspected chemical weapons attack this weekend believed to have been carried out by the Syrian regime.

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Admiral James Stavridis, dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Supreme Allied Commander of NATO in Europe from 2009-2013. Author of "Sea Power: The History and Geopolitics of the World's Oceans." He tweets @stavridisj.

This segment aired on April 11, 2018.

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