This image released by the US Department of Defense, shows the Shayrat airfield in Syria on Oct. 7, 2016. US President Donald Trump ordered a massive military strike on a Syrian air base on April 6 in retaliation for a “barbaric” chemical attack he blamed on President Bashar al-Assad. The US military fired dozens of cruise missiles at the Shayrat Airfield at 8:45 pm Eastern Time (0000 GMT), officials said.
Photo by AFP PHOTO / US Department of Defense
U.S. President Donald Trump is open to authorizing additional strikes on Syria if the use of chemical weapons continues in the country, the White House said on April 10.