Watch the U.N. Security Council's Meeting to Discuss the U.S. Syria Military Strike

April 7, 2017 4:19 PM

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The United Nations Security Council is meeting Friday to discuss the U.S.' military airstrike on Syria, ordered by President Trump on Thursday in response to the widely-condemned chemical attack in the Syrian province of Idlib earlier this week.

Around 48 hours after the deadly attack took place, Trump's administration reversed its foreign policy and launched 59 Tomahawk missiles at Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, with the president claiming the strike was in the "vital national security interest" of the U.S.

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