US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens, right, to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, back to a camera, during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Tillerson's Moscow talks hinge on new US leverage over Syria. (AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

US Officials Still Can’t Explain Why Syria Would Carry Out A Chemical Attack

This new narrative, that the strike was done for operational reasons, seemingly contradicts previous claims that Syria attacked civilians with chemical weapons for no reason at all.