Meanwhile, Moscow has started a propaganda offensive against the United States in response to the attack on Syria. “The Russian disinformation campaign has already begun,” Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White told reporters. “There has been a 2,000 percent increase in Russian trolls in the last 24 hours. Therefore, we will keep you all abreast of the facts moving forward.”
Dave Majumdar is the defense editor for The National Interest . You can follow him on Twitter: @davemajumdar .