Over 100 cruise missiles were fired Saturday morning at three mostly empty military installations in Syria, including one research and two storage facilities in airstrikes that lasted no more than 70 minutes.
The news about French deployment came just before the April 4 Russia-Turkey-Iran summit in Ankara stated the goal to “speed up their efforts to ensure calm on the ground” in Syria.
French President Emmanuel Macron kept his word. On April 1-2, French troops moved into northern Syria. This is the first time France deployed substantial forces there to turn Paris into a new