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Accidental civilian drone damage is a hazard: military use is hazardous and lethal

“The FT editorial “A drone is not just for Christmas but for life” – ‘Naïve’ – or worse? writes Paul Miners (Lutry, Switzerland) who takes the un-named writer to task: 480 more words

Drone Strikes

US-led coalition admits killing almost 200 civilians in Syria & Iraq

The US-led coalition has admitted to “unintentionally” killing at least 188 civilians in Syria and Iraq since 2014 when the airstrikes against Islamic State began. The majority of civilian casualty reports were rejected as “non-credible.”

World At War

Ukrainian troops shoot civilians at Gorlovka checkpoint, shell DPR positions

From Fort Russ

December 14, 2016 – Fort Russ News –

Novorossiya – translated by J. Arnoldski –

On the morning of December 14th, Ukrainian soldiers shot at a bus carrying civilians at the Mayorskoe checkpoint near Gorlovka. 178 more words

Iraqi MPs and medics say fifty-five civilians killed in air strike on Qaim

Local hospital sources said air strikes hit a busy tailor’s market in the town of al-Qaim, an Islamic State-held town in Iraq’s Anbar province, killing 55 civilians including 12 women and 19 children, in three air strikes. 215 more words

Civilian Deaths

Let's talk about Yemen, U.S. involvement

Abe Kenmore

Social Justice and Diversity Coordinator

Syria has been brought to the forefront this election cycle, quite rightfully, as a humanitarian disaster.

But there is another crisis unfolding in the Middle East, one that our country is even more directly involved in. 595 more words

Criticism of detached myopia of West-centric expert Marc Lynch on Syria.

Please recent article in war on the rocks http://warontherocks.com/2016/10/whats-really-at-stake-in-the-syria-debate/#comment-852041

This article suffers from a number of basic limitations:

1. The objectives of the Syrian activists are to end the war, reduce human suffering and end the brutal dictatorship of the Assad Clique. 1,054 more words


Examination of Pro Assad Attitudes in Briefing Paper for UK Labour Party MPs.


A copy of the UK Labour Party briefing paper for MPs before the Syria debate in Parliament on the 11th October 2016 was leaked. The document is seriously flawed. 3,212 more words