US Central Command Says It Has No Problems With Killing Civilians In Syria If They Are In ISIS-Held Area

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The US Central Command (CENTCOM) says that it’s fine to kill civilians in Syria while these civilians are trapped in the ISIS-held area.

On October 21, Commander of CENTCOM Army Gen. Joseph Votel commented on a series of airstrikes on the mosque in the village of al-Susah in the southeastern Deir Ezzor countryside, which took place last week and reportedly resulted in the killing of at least 46 civilians. According to AP, he said that he’s very satisfied by the actions of the US-led coalition.

“The determination that was made by the leadership on the ground that this was this mosque was not being used as a mosque,” Votel told reporters traveling with him in Qatar, according to AP. “These aren’t hastily made decisions.”

Additionally, the US-led coalition said that the targeted building was not used as a mosque. The coalition even claimed monitoring of the building “made us aware” of when only ISIS members were present. But this version does not explain dozens of killed civilians there, which are confirmed by both pro-Damascus and pro-opposition sources: the Syrian state news agency SANA and the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

The blame and deny approach demonstrated by Army Gen. Votel and the coalition is common for the US military. On October 15, Amnesty International released a report slamming the coalition for its denials of civlian deaths during its operations in the city of Raqqah.

“Disturbingly, the Pentagon does not even seem willing to offer an apology for the hundreds of civilians killed in its ‘war of annihilation’ on Raqqa. This is an insult to families who – after suffering the brutality of IS rule – lost loved ones to the Coalition’s cataclysmic barrage of firepower,” Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International’s new Secretary General, said, according to the report.

In light of the recent remarks by the coalition and Army Gen. Votel show that the Washington establishment is still not interested in the truth and will not move to admit the real civilian death toll caused by its forces.

US Central Command Says It Has No Problems With Killing Civilians In Syria If They Are In ISIS-Held Area

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  • AlexanderAmproz

    Genocides for Resources pilfering’s is the US target

    Peoples and Environment is an Embarrassment !

    • FlorianGeyer

      Yes, and the financial desperation of those who govern the US only makes their need to plunder other nations more desperate as all the Low Hanging Fruit has already been plundered by the US.

      As President Putin said the other day in response to Trumps withdrawal from the Nuclear treaty.

      ‘ You will not blackmail Russia ‘.

  • MADE MAKER

    US Never have PROBLEM KILLING WOMEN CHILDREN & UNARMED CIVILIANS

    • Promitheas Apollonious

      that is true, until the civilians and children begin to shot back.

      • Tommy Jensen

        If they do that, we will kill girls, babies and beach tourists instead.

    • Brother Ma

      Americans only cry bitter tears whe Russians kill people. When Americans are doing it then all their victims rise to heaven and are supremely happy the Muricans killed them. Who wants to live in this unholy world anyway ,right?

    • You can call me Al

      But they re the first to blame others for breaking human rights and breaking international law etc.

      – Hypocritical, war-mongering, dumb, murdering, pieces of Yanker shit.

    • Rob

      US Central Command Says It Has No Problems With Killing Civilians In Syria If They Are In ISIS-Held Area or in Palestine in Israeli held areas. I have mentioned before that they enjoying when Washington and England butchering children in Medeast and in Africa.

  • And Russia (namely Putin) is co-responsible, because he decided “negotiate with dear Western partners” instead of bombing illegal US military bases in Syria.
    And because he is reluctant to gain victory in Idlib and East Euphrate bank and he basically tolerates ISIS and other West proxies like Kurdish SDF and Turkish FSA.

    • Red Pilled ThoughtCrimes

      #orangemanbad

    • Promitheas Apollonious

      we find whose responsible after all of you are buried, dont worry about it. Your magog will sort you out.

    • Tudor Miron

      Harder, troll, harder! Your anti Putin compaign needs more effort. You masters demand more if you want to get those shekels.

    • Merijn

      What the Fuck have you been using?!

    • gustavo

      Totally correct, there a Russia responsibility in all of this. From the begining (2015) Russia behavior with USA-Israel-Turkey was very very light and allowed them to do whatever they want.

      • Tudor Miron

        What ever they want? They wanted Assad butchered and under full control of terrorist scum (and they were very close to get there) but at this point in time it seems that they didn’t get what they wanted.

      • Tommy Jensen

        Russia only did what they said they would do from the beginning. Not many see that.

    • You can call me Al

      You sound like some dumb, inbred packi in this comment. You honestly do write bllx.

      • dontlietome

        Tell you what, I’ll call you Als-hole ! you knobwit.

        • You can call me Al

          It is knob head please.

  • Promitheas Apollonious

    Yes motherf*ckers but the problem is not isis you killing, but civilian syrian population cleansing the areas for them as you did with the natives of the land you stolen.

    Just remember that what goes around comes around and american interest every where is already becoming target. I am sure it will not bother much any one when you start dying of accidents.

  • Red Pilled ThoughtCrimes

    USA are cowards and cant afford a war where they may start losing military equipment they dont have the infrastructure to replace

    • Promitheas Apollonious

      they can always order chinese, provided the chinese accept their IOUs. Or can get what they need from turkey or Iran.

      • Red Pilled ThoughtCrimes

        hello npc

        • Promitheas Apollonious

          hello to you 2 στουρναρι. :-)

  • John Mason

    US becoming more disgusting and obnoxious every day, symptoms normally associated with a declining society.

    • gustavo

      It is becoming. USA from its foundarion is what it is now, and will continue being.

  • these murderous, demented, psychotic, criminal, despotic, vile entity called america would gladly use the blood of innocents to sacrifice. the blood of those shed must not go unanswered by the God who is hearing their cries. these heinous and unnatural crimes can’t be left unanswered. they would face their commupance. those perpetrating these crimes in the pentagon and state department will die and rot in the lake of fire for all eternity

  • leon mc pilibin

    The satanic Zionist scumbags thrive on Body Counts,civilians make up their sick numbers to satisfy their blood list.Their buddies Isis are playing their role well,just like the other B actors ,the White Hellmutts.Time will come when payback falls on these Zionists heads.

  • Merijn

    BWAHAHAHA THE United States of America Having Problems with Killing Civilians??!! BWAHAHAHAHA… they never did….KILLEM ALL…CARPETBOMB THE WHOLE WORLD…Make’m suffer… Shock & Awe…. Shoot Everything That Moves… ‘cause we are sum Bad-Ass Trigger Happy Psychopathic Massmurdering CowBoys…Bring in Mo’ Napalm….Starve’m to Death…Nits make Lice….

  • Concrete Mike

    Translation: We americans dont care about these people…israel told us they were sub humans…so be it…kill em all.

  • Rob

    The Washington and England regimes already butchering children in Middle East and Africa by contaminating drinking water by biological substances. They have covertly added one dozen viruses and bacteria in the rivers and ponds of Mideast and Africa to see the strength. So then they gonna use them in war with any strong country.

  • Ron Chandler

    Uncle Shitheel doesn’t kill ISIS. He kills Syrians who RESIST ISIS. These two villages likely refused to harbour the Yanquis’ pet vermin.

  • Tommy Jensen

    We already know the stupidity of Votel and Co.
    We also already know Votel and Co. are proud of being stupids. Its not news. Just same old stupid American story.

  • AM Hants

    Wonder how they would react if Russia said/acted similar?

  • Smaug

    DECEPTIVE HEADLINE. That is not what the commander said at all, he said stuff happens in war. And how does that compare to the Russian Foreign Ministry’s assertions that everyone that doesn’t help them is a terrorist?