'Russia is not prepared to escalate or fight back': Professor Rouben Azizian

  • 10/04/2017

US President Donald Trump hasn't ruled out taking additional military action against Syria just days after ordering the launch of cruise missiles at a Syrian air field.

Russia has condemned his decision and issued a joint statement with Iran saying they will respond with similar aggression if it happens again. 

Syrian and Russian warplanes continue to target the town that was hit by a chemical attack. 

Is this the start of World War 3?

Director for Defence and Security Studies at Massey University, Professor Rouben Azizian, spoke to Duncan Garner. 

Watch the video for the full interview.