Saturday, November 12, 2016

US killing Syrian civilians: what does not bring tears to Western journalists in Beirut

Syrian activists are blaming the U.S.-led coalition for an early morning airstrike on Wednesday that killed at least 20 civilians in a part of Syria held by the Islamic State militant group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 20 people were killed and about 30 wounded in the strike on the village of Heisha. The village is north of the Islamic State’s de facto capital, Raqqa. Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, a local media collective, said 23 civilians were killed. U.S. Col. John Dorrian, a spokesman for the U.S.-led forces, said the coalition had conducted strikes in the area but could not confirm whether there were civilian casualties. “More information is needed to conclusively determine responsibility,” he said."  Do they ever admit responsibility straight without lies and obfuscation?