U.N. Says 300 Civilians Killed In U.S.-Led Air Strikes In Raqqa Since March

By Stephanie Nebehay, www.reuters.com -

By Stephanie Nebehay for Reuters - Intensified coalition air strikes have killed at least 300 civilians in the Syrian northern city of Raqqa since March, as U.S.-backed forces close in on the [...]

Trump’s 100 Days: U.S. Air Campaign Hammers Yemen

By Jack Serle, www.nationofchange.org -

By Jack Serle for Nation of Change - More U.S. strikes have hit Yemen in President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office than in all of 2015 and 2016 combined, as the U.S. military takes full [...]

Trump Should Rethink Syria Escalation

By Staff, www.consortiumnews.com -

By Staff of Consurtium News - We issued our first Memorandum for the President on the afternoon of Feb. 5, 2003, after Colin Powell’s ill-begotten speech at the United Nations. Addressing [...]

Only One Of 47 Major Editorials On Syria Strikes Opposed

By Adam Johnson, www.fair.org -

By Adam Johnson for FAIR - Of the top 100 US newspapers, 47 ran editorials on President Donald Trump’s Syria airstrikes last week: 39 in favor, seven ambiguous and only one opposed to the [...]

Trump’s Missile Strike On Syria Changes Everything

By John Wight, www.sputniknews.com -

By John Wight for Sputnik News - Two competing narratives on the same event and therefore grounds for an independent UN-led investigation in order to ascertain which one is accurate and which is [...]

Democrats, Neoconservatives Support Strikes In Syria

By Kevin Gosztola, www.shadowproof.com -

By Kevin Gosztola for Shadow Proof - Amidst growing calls for greater military action in Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack, the United States military launched more than fifty [...]

U.S. Considers First-Strike Attack On North Korea

By Bruce K. Gagnon, www.space4peace.blogspot.com -

By Bruce K. Gagnon for Organizing Notes - The publication called Business Insider is carrying a story promoting a US first-strike attack on North Korea. The article includes a quote from the Wall [...]

The U.S. Military’s Stats On Deadly Airstrikes Are Wrong

By Andrew deGrandpre and Shawn Snow, -

By Andrew deGrandpre and Shawn Snow for Military Times - In 2016 alone, U.S. combat aircraft conducted at least 456 airstrikes in Afghanistan that were not recorded as part of an open-source [...]

Inaccurate Metadata Analysis Used To Kill Thousands In US Drone Strikes

By David Brown, www.wsws -

By David Brown for World Socialist Web Site - According to leaked documents, the Obama administration's use of metadata to identify and target terrorists in Pakistan would misidentify over 99,000 [...]

Afghanistan Civilians Being Killed At Highest Rates By US

By Jack Serle, Abigail Fielding-Smith and Payenda Sargand, www.thebureauinvestigates.com -

By Jack Serle, Abigail Fielding-Smith and Payenda Sargand for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism - The rate at which civilians are being killed by US airstrikes in Afghanistan is at its [...]

Mission Creep In Iraq? U.S. Air Strikes Against ISIS At Mosul Dam

By TalkLeft, www.talkleft.com -

CENTCOM confirms 9 strikes against ISIS near the Mosul Dam. This is far beyond the limits Obama set. There are no U.S. personnel or interests in needing protection in Mosul or Erbil. ISIS hasn't [...]

Why Airstrikes In Iraq Are A Mistake

By Peter Van Buren, www.dissenter.firedoglake.com -

As America goes back to war in Iraq with airstrikes, here’s what to know and do instead: – This is a slippery slope if those words have any meaning left. Airstrikes are in part to protect [...]