Strikes on Syria sites a success, Trump says


Photographs by AP/MARY ALTAFFER

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, listens Saturday at the U.N. headquarters as Syria’s representative Bashar Jaafari condemns the targeted strikes on his country.

Defense Department officials said Saturday that U.S.-led strikes against Syria had taken out the "heart" of President Bashar Assad's chemical weapons program, but acknowledged that the Syrian government likely retains some ability to again attack its own people with chemical agents.

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