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This image provided by the Syrian Arab Red Crescent shows the aftermath of an attack on a humanitarian aid convoy that came under fire shortly before dark Saturday, June 17, 2017, outside Damascus, Syria. The International Committee of the Red Cross says the humanitarian aid convoy to a besieged opposition area outside Syria’s capital has come under attack, wounding a driver and thwarting the first such mission to the area in eight months. (Syrian Arab Red Crescent via AP)

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This photo taken from the Russian Defense Ministry official web site on Friday, June 16, 2017, claims to show an aerial image at left of the IS headquarters on May 13, 2017, and an aerial image taken on May 29, at right, showing the same site following the Russian airstrike on May 28, 2017 on the outskirts of Raqqa, Syria. The sign at right reads Airstrike, the target destroyed. The sign on bottom right says The date of airstrike is May 28, 2017. Russia says it is verifying whether it killed the leader of the Islamic State group in an airstrike targeting a meeting of IS leaders just outside the group's de facto capital in Syria. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service Photo via AP)

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows civilians rushing out of the damaged buildings after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people, in the western part of the southern Daraa province of Syria, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. A U.N. investigative commission said Wednesday the "de-escalation" agreement in Syria has reduced violence in only one of four zones included in the deal and has not led to greater humanitarian access. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows civil defense workers carrying children after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people, in the western part of the southern Daraa province of Syria, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. A U.N. investigative commission said Wednesday the "de-escalation" agreement in Syria has reduced violence in only one of four zones included in the deal and has not led to greater humanitarian access. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

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This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows a civil defense worker carrying a child after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people, in the western part of the southern Daraa province of Syria, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. A U.N. investigative commission said Wednesday that the "de-escalation" agreement in Syria has reduced violence in only one of four zones included in the deal and has not led to greater humanitarian access. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

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FILE - In this file picture taken Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 from the balcony of the Abdul-Hamid Khatib home, people walk through mounds of rubble which used to be high rise apartment buildings in the once rebel-held Ansari neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo, Syria.(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

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Japan's Hotaru Yamaguchi, left, and Syria's Khaled Almbayed vie for the ball during their Kirin Challenge Cup international friendly soccer match against Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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Japan's Yuya Osako, left, and Syria's Omro Al Midani vie for the ball during their Kirin Challenge Cup international friendly soccer match in Tokyo, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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Japan's Maya Yoshida, right, and Syria's Khaled Almbayed vie for the ball during their Kirin Challenge Cup international friendly soccer match in Tokyo, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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Syria's Mardek Mardkian, second from left, celebrates a goal with teammates during their Kirin Challenge Cup international friendly soccer match against Japan in Tokyo, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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Japan's Gen Shoji, right, and Syria's Mardek Mardkian vie for the ball during their Kirin Challenge Cup international friendly soccer match in Tokyo, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.(AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

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In this Sunday, April 30, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), shows a fighter from the SDF carrying weapons as he looks toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. As the U.S.-led coalition ratchets up military operations in Syria ahead of a long awaited assault on the Islamic State group’s de facto capital Raqqa, the legacy of an Iraqi train and equip program — though it has had some success — is also marked by allegations of abuse and $1 billion dollars in unaccounted for weapons, highlighting the perils of empowering local forces in the fight against IS. (Syrian Democratic Forces, via AP) **FILE**

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FILE -- This Sunday, April 30, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), shows fighters from the SDF patrolling in the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. As the U.S.-led coalition ratchets up military operations in Syria ahead of a long awaited assault on the Islamic State group’s de facto capital Raqqa, the legacy of an Iraqi train and equip program _ though it has had some success _ is also marked by allegations of abuse and $1 billion dollars in unaccounted for weapons, highlighting the perils of empowering local forces in the fight against IS. (Syrian Democratic Forces, via AP, File)

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FILE -- In this Monday, March 6, 2017, file frame grab from a video provided by the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF), shows fighters from the SDF running during fighting with Islamic State group militant, in Raqqa's eastern countryside, Syria. As the U.S.-led coalition ratchets up military operations in Syria ahead of a long awaited assault on the Islamic State group’s de facto capital Raqqa, the legacy of an Iraqi train and equip program _ though it has had some success _ is also marked by allegations of abuse and $1 billion dollars in unaccounted for weapons, highlighting the perils of empowering local forces in the fight against IS. (Syria Democratic Forces, via AP, File)

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In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, rescue workers work the site of airstrikes in the al-Sakhour neighborhood of the rebel-held part of eastern Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday Sept. 21, 2016. Ibrahim Alhaj, a member of the volunteer first responders known as the Syria Civil Defense, said 24 people were killed in a series of bombings in several parts of the besieged city Aleppo on Wednesday. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

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FILE - In this April 12, 2017 file photo, U.S. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley address the Security Council after a vote on a resolution condemning Syria's use of chemical weapons failed, at U.N. headquarters. Haley didn’t wait to take office as America’s envoy to the United Nations to break with the Trump administration’s foreign policy stances. At her Senate confirmation hearing, Haley bluntly accused Russia of being complicit of war crimes in Syria _ going against the president-elect’s talk of warmer relations with Moscow.(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017 file photo, victims of the suspected chemical weapons attack lie on the ground, in Khan Sheikhoun, in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. Israeli defense officials say Syrian President Bashar Assad still has up to three tons of chemical weapons. The officials delivered the assessment on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, weeks after a chemical attack in Syria killed at least 90 people. (Alaa Alyousef via AP, File)

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Illustration on trump's actions against Syria by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Illustration on President Trump's non-ideological motives for acting in Syria by Alexandr Hunter/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the questions over further action in Syria by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times