But officials said Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad still maintains chemical weapons capabilities.
Chemical and Biological Warfare
International inspectors were still waiting to visit the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria on Wednesday.
A false alarm set off Syrian air defense systems early on Tuesday.
The lack of access to the town of Douma by inspectors from a watchdog has left questions about the April 7 attack unanswered.
U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley said the president has made it clear that if Assad uses poison gas again, "the United States is l...
The strikes employed twice as many weapons used as in the response to a Syrian chemical attack last year.
Defense Secretary Mattis said the assault was a "one-time shot," as long as Assad doesn't repeat his use of chemical weapons.
The Russian Defense Ministry accused Britain of staging a fake chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma last weekend.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis suggested Thursday that a U.S. attack on Syria was not imminent.
President Donald Trump said that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack.