Late last night, President Donald Trump ordered 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles to be fired at Shayrat airfield in Syria. The White House said that the attack against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was retaliation following a chemical weapon attack which killed 80 civilians in a rebel town. The planes that dropped the nerve gas are believed to have taken off from the targeted airfield.
In response to the missile attack, Russia, which backs Assad, has promised to strengthen Syria's anti-aircraft defenses and suspended a deal with the U.S., which was intended to prevent altercations between the aircraft of both nations over Syria.
The heightened tensions have led some social media users to suggest that World War III is around the corner. The hashtag #AmericaIsOverParty started trending, and despite the very real threat, people still have a good sense of humor...
For any conscription officers that may be reading this, I can't be drafted...I have a foot thing.