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Trump's Syria strike sends not-so-subtle warning to US rivals

Moscow, Pyongyang, Beijing put on notice that the US is willing to act unilaterally

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President Trump making a statement about the US attack on a Syrian air base at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Thursday. He called the strike a response to the Syrian government's chemical weapons attack that killed more than 70 people.

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An image provided by the US Navy shows a cruise missile being launched from the USS Ross on Friday.

Washington

PRESIDENT Donald Trump's decision to strike Syria sent a powerful message around the world - one that could be read very differently in Moscow, Pyongyang and Beijing.

For Russia, it may finally put to rest expectations from the 2016 US presidential campaign that Mr Trump

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