civilian deaths already mounting in Gulf War III

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2014 - 23:44 By: Tom Swiss

So all you folks screaming "we have to stop IS!" have this blood on your hands already. How much more will it take before you understand? Because there will be plenty more, both the war-criminal Democratic president and the military-industrial-complex puppets in both parties in Congress agree on that. And each of these murdered civilians is a gold mine for IS recruiters, so the more we fight, the more people we'll have to fight. Brilliant, if your goal is a militarized nation; criminally outrageous, if you care about human rights.

White House exempts Syria airstrikes from tight standards on civilian deaths (Yahoo News)

The White House has acknowledged for the first time that strict standards President Obama imposed last year to prevent civilian deaths from U.S. drone strikes will not apply to U.S. military operations in Syria and Iraq.

A White House statement to Yahoo News confirming the looser policy came in response to questions about reports that as many as a dozen civilians, including women and young children, were killed when a Tomahawk missile struck the village of Kafr Daryan in Syria's Idlib province on the morning of Sept. 23.


But at least one of the House members present, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, an Illinois Republican who supports stronger U.S. action in Syria, said he was not overly concerned. “I did hear them say there were civilian casualties, but I didn’t get details,” Kinzinger said in an interview with Yahoo News. “But nothing is perfect,” and whatever civilian deaths resulted from the U.S. strikes are “much less than the brutality of the Assad regime.”