We detailed 20 reasons why the specter of Tomahawk missiles should concern Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but here’s the simplest explanation:
“Tomahawks have a range of 1,000 nautical miles; Assad’s most advanced anti-ship missile, the P-800 Yakhont, has a range of 180,” Michael D. Weiss notes in
a comprehensive deep dive about what it would take to degrade Assad’s power.
Reuters made this handy graphic illustrating the range and features of various cruise missiles that are in America’s arsenal.
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