Anybody besides me see this as Trump’s way of giving his buddy Putin a heads-up?
President Trump in an early morning tweet on Wednesday warned Moscow that “nice and new and ‘smart'” missiles would be headed to Syria, saying “Get ready Russia.”
“Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!'” he said.
“You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!” the president added.
The tweet comes after Russia’s ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, told a Hezbollah-controlled TV station that Russian air defenses would strike down any incoming missiles. He added that Russian forces would retaliate against the source of any attacks.
“If there is a U.S. missile attack, we – in line with both Putin and Russia’s chief of staff’s remarks – will shoot down U.S. rockets and even the sources that launched the missiles,” he said, according to Al Jazeera, referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin….