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This Is The Air Base The U.S. Struck Last Night -- Here's Why It Matters


The U.S. has fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria’s Shayrat Airfield. According to the Pentagon, they targeted “aircraft, hardened aircraft shelters, petroleum and logistical storage, ammunition supply bunkers, air defense systems, and radars.” But why was Shayrat targeted in particular?

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