Senior US Military Official makes false claims to provide motive for Syrian government to launch chemical attack on Khan Shaykoun

On Friday, April 7, reporters for major newspapers were briefed on background at the Pentagon by a “senior U.S. military official” who spoke on condition of anonymity. The official provided background about the factual basis for the U.S. attack on the Syrian airbase at Al Shayrat. In an attempt to provide a motive for the Syrian government to…