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'Mission accomplished!' President Trump declares in tweeted response to Syria strike

President Trump in an early Saturday tweet thanked his army forces, and those of his allies, after airstrikes on Syria late Friday. "A perfectly executed strike last night. Thank you to France and the United Kingdom for their wisdom and the power of their fine Military. Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!" the president tweeted. U.S., U.K. and French forces administered the moves, aimed toward believed chemical-weapons labs and other targets, in retaliation for a suspected Assad regime-led chemical-weapons attack remaining week that killed a minimum of 43 civilians. Trump's wording invited fast comparison to President George W. Bush's early, and because it became out, misplaced, optimism about the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, which prolonged into an extended major combat operation from that point. "Mission Accomplished" was once proclaimed on a banner at the back of Bush all the way through an deal with from the USS Abraham Lincoln.