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Air strikes killed 14 civilians in Iraq, Syria: US military

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
The U.S. military has in the past made similar disclosures of civilian deaths in its air strikes against militant groups in Iraq and Syria, and the disclosures typically follow investigations lasting weeks or months to determine the veracity of reports ...
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US says airstrikes on Syrian city Manbij to continue despite civilian deaths

The Guardian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Asked by the Guardian if the military will pause airstrikes, Army Colonel Christopher Garver, chief spokesman for the US military command in Iraq and Syria, replied: “No. Operations continue against Daesh,” another name for Isis. Manbij is currently ...
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ISIS Paranoia? 23 Teens Beheaded, 33 Other Civilians Executed, 65 Policemen Imprisoned: All For Spying And All ...

The Inquisitr - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Amin Shekhani, a Kurdish officer in the Iraqi army's Brigade 91, confirmed for the news agency on July 20 that ISIS executed 33 civilians in Jadha village near Qayyara district, accusing them of spying and collaborating with the oncoming Iraqi military ...
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Army secretary touts importance of mental health

U.S. News & World Report - ‎18 hours ago‎
Earlier this month, Army reservist Micah Johnson shot and killed five Dallas police officers at a rally protesting the deaths of two black men by white police officers. Also in July, Gavin Long, a former Marine and Iraq war veteran, killed three law ...

Students seek to reduce deaths from battlefield injuries that block breathing

Science Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
The need for better combat cricothyrotomy tools quickly became clear to the students. They learned that in recent American military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, 10 to 15 percent of the preventable battlefield deaths were due to airway ...
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Two South Carolina soldiers gunned down while protecting woman at bar

Fox News - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Two South Carolina soldiers were killed Sunday after trying to protect a woman at a bar that was being chased by the man charged in their deaths. Joseph Mills ... He joined the South Carolina National Guard in 1994 and served in Iraq in 2004. Prins was ...

Terror alert: Hongkongers are no longer safe, thanks to America and its allies

South China Morning Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
The last substantial count by a group of major human rights organisations put the total body tally from the war zones of Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan during 12 years of America's so-called “war on terror”at about 1.3 million. That was a conservative ...
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Chelsea Clinton to Ivanka Trump: How you gonna make equal pay happen?

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
... of her moment in the national spotlight is a sign of the power of her personal story. An Iraq War veteran and the first Asian American woman elected to Congress from Illinois, Duckworth isn't lacking for material that will play well with the ...

Device could make it easier for combat medics to open life-saving airways

The Hub at Johns Hopkins - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
In recent American military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, 10 to 15 percent of the preventable battlefield deaths were due to airway obstructions or respiratory failure. Military experts say more soldiers could be saved if the battlefield ...
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British Iraq War report is damning for former PM Tony Blair

People's World - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Among British, U.S. and allied casualties, and casualties of Iraqi civilians and military, some estimates go as high as one million deaths, to which one must add the deaths caused by the sanctions imposed on Iraq before the war even started. And the ...
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Thousands of Children Detained, Tortured in Conflict Zones: Report

Newsweek - ‎16 hours ago‎
Thousands of children living in war zones and conflict-affected countries have been detained without charge as national security threats, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch.

War, democratic national convention

The Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
Despite 15 years of the “war on terror,” the convention's headline speakers made no mention of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, the death of Libyan president Muammar Gaddafi or the White House's drone assassination programme. ... This month ...
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Critic's Notebook: Obama Inspires, Bloomberg Tears Into Trump at Democratic Convention

Hollywood Reporter - ‎14 hours ago‎
God help us!" He concluded by asking his "fellow Independents" to vote not for Trump, but rather for a "sane, competent person," which pretty well sums up the public perception of how low the bar has been set with this election.

Libya: Haftar Forces Suffer Losses in Libya Fighting - ‎6 hours ago‎
The fighting in Benghazi came as a military commander in eastern Libya told AFP news agency on Thursday that French, British and US soldiers were reported to be in Libya to "monitor" the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS ...
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Fugue of Civilian Death in Iraqi, Syrian ISIS Combat

International Policy Digest (press release) (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
While the United States was transfixed by the Republican National Convention, wire reports of an American airstrike killing dozens of Syrian civilians began pouring in.
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Turkish newspaper identifies US general behind failed military coup

World Socialist Web Site - ‎13 hours ago‎
In an article titled “US commander Campbell: The man behind the failed coup in Turkey,” the conservative Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak claims that General John F. Campbell “was one of the top figures who organized and managed the soldiers behind the ...
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Russia to US in Syria: If we kill you, it's your fault

Washington Times - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Russian President Vladimir Putin has longed to have the US coordinate efforts with Russia in Syria to provide legitimacy to the Russian expeditionary force in the Syrian theater.

Fugue Of Civilian Death With Iraq, Syria, ISIS, Drones

Huffington Post - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The low estimate from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) identifying the death of 56 civilians, including 11 children, leaves US Central Command's (CENTCOM) reports of the same strikes as targeting “ISIL tactical positions” in Manbij, and ...
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Chilcot Report And The Iraq War - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
He should face this punishment for his crime against humanity, his shameless lies to his own people that resulted in the deaths of many hundred US soldiers in an unwarranted war, for killing more than two million Iraqis, for destabilizing West Asia ...