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Syria

US Military Clears Itself of Blame in Syria Strike That Killed 'Piles' of Women and Children

"It's the standard government line: Mistakes were made but there was no wrongdoing. But if the same mistakes were being made over and over again for years, shouldn't someone have done something about it?"
Brett Wilkins ·


6 Children Reportedly Killed During US Raid in Syria

President Joe Biden said the U.S. Special Forces operation killed ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi.

Jake Johnson ·


US Risked Killing Thousands by Bombing Syria Dam on 'No-Strike List'

"The number of casualties would have exceeded the number of Syrians who have died throughout the war," said a former director of the Tabqa Dam.

Kenny Stancil ·


'Stomach-Wrenching' Report Reveals Secret US Strike Command's High Civilian Death Toll

The unit, called Talon Anvil, is said to have killed Syrian civilians at 10 times the rate of similar airstrikes elsewhere in the so-called War on Terror.

Brett Wilkins ·


The US Military Can't Be Trusted to Investigate Civilian Casualties

As the Biden administration appears to be ramping up airstrikes in Syria, Congress needs to do a full review of the American role in the country's decade-long civil war.

Kate Kizer ·


Pentagon Blasted for 'Unacceptable Failure' to Reckon With Civilian Casualties

"For too long, the United States has failed to live up to its legal and moral commitments to the protection of civilians, as well as its own stated policies. This needs to change."

Brett Wilkins ·


The US Military Does Not Truly Care About Civilian Casualties

Facing little opposition from either Republicans or Democrats, the U.S. military is almost never held accountable for killing civilians during airstrikes.

Stephen Zunes ·


How Many Dead Kids Before We Admit US "National Security" Is a Lie?

How many people have to die by our hands—how big do the piles of women's and children's corpses have to get—before mass murder (war) begins looming as wrong?

Robert C. Koehler ·


'Infuriating' Report Reveals 'Breathtaking Cover-Up' of US Airstrike That Killed Syrian Civilians

"This NYT report on the cover-up of U.S. war crimes in Syria should make your blood boil. The U.S. wantonly kills civilians, covers it up, and then tells other countries how 'democracy' works."

Jessica Corbett ·


In Urgent Appeal, UN Hunger Agency Warns Millions of People Facing Starvation

"There are now more than 45 million people marching towards the brink of starvation."

Brett Wilkins ·


Heroes or Parasites: Europe's Self-Serving Politics on Refugees

Instead of developing a unified global strategy that places the welfare of the refugees of these conflicts as a top priority, many countries ignored them altogether, blamed them for their own misery and, at times, treated them as if they were criminals and outlaws.

Ramzy Baroud ·

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