U.S. airstrikes were carried out on what U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said were locations associated with Iran-backed militia groups in Syria. The airstrikes are considered the first known use of military force under the Biden administration.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he was confident an airstrike in Syria had hit its target: facilities used by Iran-backed militia groups who carried out deadly attacks in Iraq earlier this month #WSJWhatsNow
Last week, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said at his first Pentagon news conference that reducing sexual assault is one of his top priorities and that he would introduce stronger efforts to fight it.
Speaking to reporters following the announcement of air strikes against Iranian-backed militia facilities in Syria, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said that he was confident they had hit the correct targets
FIRST STRIKE | BIDEN TARGETS SYRIA The U.S. President gave the order Thursday morning for air strikes at his recommendation, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says. More in our free to read blog:
Lloyd Austin, recently retired Army general Biden nominated for secretary of defense, says he will “rid our ranks of racists and extremists and commit to a climate where everyone fit and willing to serve” can.