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Trump seeking large strike in Syria but Mattis urges caution: WSJ

President Donald Trump is prodding army advisers to agree to a extra sweeping strike in Syria than they consider prudent, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. A White House reliable stated Trump has been pushing for a strike that would not handiest punish the Syrian regime for a chemical-weapons attack, but also actual a price from its consumers Russia and Iran. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has reportedly resisted, being concerned the administration lacks a broader strategy in Syria and that moves may cause a clash with Russian and Iran.