Donald Trump’s “surgical strike”, 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from two US warships in the Mediterranean, against the Syrian government’s Shayrat airbase on the night of 6/7 April should be condemned and all further actions by the US and its allies opposed. So too should the eager support this has drawn from Prime Minister Theresa May and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. The support of Labour’s Deputy Leader Tom Watson and Hilary Benn for Trump must likewise be condemned. The claim that the attack was a ‘justified and measured response’ to the sarin gas attack on Khan Sheikhoun in which 74 people died, is completely wrong.Read More →