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U.S. Air Strikes and Civilian Deaths in the War on Terror

W.J. Astore

U.S. and Coalition forces have seriously undercounted the number of civilians killed in air attacks against ISIS.  That is the key finding of an 18-month-long investigation led by Azmat Khan and Anand Gopal and published this week in the  702 more words

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Marked for ‘De-escalation,’ Syrian Towns Endure Surge of Attacks

An accord that tried to curb attacks in rebel-held areas has been seen as a crucial step in ending the long civil war. But increasingly, that deal is failing. 76 more words


Listen to ‘The Daily’: Counting Civilian Casualties in Iraq

In Part 2 of our look at the U.S.-led fight against ISIS, the survivor of an airstrike sets out to learn why his home was targeted. 73 more words


The Uncounted

An on-the-ground investigation reveals that the U.S.-led battle against ISIS — hailed as the most precise air campaign in history — is killing far more Iraqi civilians than the coalition has acknowledged. 76 more words


Listen to ‘The Daily’: Targeting ISIS, and Killing Civilians

The U.S.-led air campaign been hailed as the most precise in history. But its civilian death toll has been far higher than anyone has acknowledged. 74 more words


Saudis Try to Starve Yemen Into Submission

Impeding humanitarian assistance and using famine as a weapon are war crimes, and the world is finally taking notice.

Published: November 16, 2017 at 05:30AM… 71 more words


The Paris Attacks, 2 Years Later: Quiet Remembrance and Lasting Impact

The terrorist spree took 130 lives in a trauma that reshaped the balance between security and civil liberties in France.

Published: November 13, 2017 at 05:30AM… 74 more words