Allowing for various interpretations of Airwars’ data, and assuming that, like such efforts in the past, it is capturing between 5 percent and 20 percent of actual deaths, a serious estimate of the number of civilians killed by the U.S.-led bombing campaign since 2014 would by now have to be somewhere between 25,000 and 190,000. 255 more words
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Iran may be providing some weapons to the Houthi rebels, but it’s important to clarify what support the US has given to the Saudi-led coalition. 328 more words
Unfortunately when you are not sure who the enemy is the response (or order) is to kill everything that moves.
While it may be an unfortunate incident, bad intel or collateral damage the real reason may be more grim. 21 more words
By Stephen Zunes
The U.S. bombing of Syria’s Al Shayrat air base has brought more death and destruction to that country and is unlikely to deter additional war crimes by the Syrian regime. 894 more words