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Can Donald Trump really believe this slaughter will “make America great again”?

Britain’s special friend: NATO Watch’s grim update of US ‘defence’ developments

The emphasis on air power by the Trump administration has led to an unprecedented 20,650 bombs being dropped on seven countries (Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia and Syria) during his first six months in office and a large increase in the numbers of civilians being killed. 328 more words

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Lest we forget: yesterday alone, 44 airstrikes were conducted by US-led coalition military forces

Airwars is a collaborative, not-for-personal-profit project tracking and archiving the international air war against so-called Islamic State and other groups in Iraq, Syria and Libya. As nine Coalition nations are bombing in Syria alone – along with the air forces of Russia, Iran, Israel and the Assad regime – there is a pressing public interest need for independent, trustworthy assessments. 389 more words

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Despite international condemnation, our ‘special friend’ continues to bomb civilians in fearful, hungry and cholera-ridden Yemen

On 6th August the Real Progressive Front reported that Saudi Arabia and its allies, neglecting all reports and admonitions, have killed 9 family members, including 4 children, at home by ‘haphazard’ coalition airstrikes. 492 more words

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U.S. acknowledges civilian casualties as death toll keeps rising

The Pentagon’s recent admission that more U.S. troops are deployed to war zones than previously disclosed has caused some controversy. But another consistently underestimated number — that of civilian casualties of America’s wars — has received less attention, even as the death toll continues to mount seemingly without interruption. 349 more words

US Dismisses UN Plea: Won’t Stop Bombing Civilians in Raqqa – News From Antiwar.com

‘Kill anything that moves’ is not just a saying or something from a movie, it is an accepted strategy.

http://news.antiwar.com/2017/08/25/us-dismisses-un-plea-wont-stop-bombing-civilians-in-raqqa/

That’s unsurprising, as the Pentagon has gone out of their way to downplay the huge civilian toll of their ISIS air war, and appears to be confident that they can continue to mislead everyone about the number of people actually being killed in their strikes long enough to defeat ISIS outright. 28 more words

ISIS Attacks Iraqi Embassy in Kabul

Afghan security forces fought gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital city of Kabul. A bomber blew himself up in front of the embassy’s gates, then three other gunmen entered the compound. 83 more words

Middle East

UN warned not to whitewash 'grave violations against children' in Yemen

Charities claim failure to blacklist Saudi-led coalition over bombings in which children were killed or injured would establish ‘dangerous precedent’

 

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