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US-led Coalition Commits New Massacre In Euphrates Valley While Its Proxies Advance There

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US-led Coalition Commits New Massacre In Euphrates Valley While Its Proxies Advance There

U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles taxi the runway after landing at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, November 12, 2015. REUTERS/USAF/Tech. Sgt. Taylor Worley/Handout via Reuters.

US-led coalition warplanes killed more than 11 civilians, including women and children, in a series of airstrikes on the ISIS-held part of the town of al-Shaafah in the middle Euphrates River Valley on January 3, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).

“The number of martyrs is expected to raise due to the presence of many wounded people, some of them are in a critical condition, there is also some information about other casualties,” the SOHR said in its report.

The new massacre occurred while the US-led coalition’s proxy, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), was trying to advance inside al-Shaafah. Kurdish sources said that the US-backed group managed to liberated the mosque of al-Mu’aminin in the town.

The SDF press center has not commented on the new massacre or about the situation in al-Shaafah yet. However, it confirmed that US-led coalition warplanes conducted 60 airstrikes on ISIS positions in the last 24 hours. The press center also claimed that more than 22 terrorists were killed.

Al-Shaafah will likely be captured by the SDF in the upcoming hours as the remaining civilians there began to flee, according to local sources.

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John Trudgian

Anti-ISIS in Eastern Syria is also ethnic cleansing – e.g. Raqqa. I believe the deal is the Kurds can have this land after it has been cleansed of Arabs. Ultimately the plan is Greater Israel up to the Euphrates and then the Kurdish buffer state-let between Iraq.

jm74

That Syrian soldier should have shot that yank.

Jens Holm

Thats no Syrian soldier but people from Damaskus on speed.

Trump said 30 to 60 days, which now has been modified. Somebody should be shot, but not soldiers.

Jens Holm

Yerrrh, taken direct from The Holy Choran mixted up with Karl Marx and Hr Engells after Cremlin.
model just less corrupt then Damskus as well.

The cleansing was befoere Kurds were anything in those matetrs. The figtings between Assads and the rest gave 2 millions being refugees in Turkey and the rest of the world.

You are a very good example of why Syria and many in that region are stupis and keep themselves as such.

jm74

Civilians should be given MANPADS to protect themselves against US coalition bombings. It will reduce the killings significantly.

Pave Way IV

Tough call. It’s not like ISIS just moved in – they’ve been living there (unmolested) for at least three years or so. These are all small, beat-up little villages along the river. The ‘ISIS positions’ are the houses themselves or trenches/tunnels connecting them. The head-choppers live there now with their families among whatever locals remained.

It really doesn’t matter if it’s the SDF or SAA or anyone else going in to clean them out – you’re going to have to Fallujah the place if you don’t want your own guys getting slaughtered. No civilians left there are going to leave – or are capable of leaving now.

A more humane strategy? Sure. Jump in your time machine, go back to 2011 (or better yet, 1990) and Fallujah the original vile Wahhabi nests and financiers in Riyadh and Doha. If you let the Wahhabi death cult spread itself and metastasize, you’re faced with many painful amputation decisions later on that never really eradicate the cancer.

Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

Want does “Fallujah the place” mean?

Pave Way IV

The result of bloody, destructive, wholesale urban combat as seen in the Second Battle of Fallujah in the Iraqi ‘war’. Those happen when the US’s foreign policy and nation building strategies create shithole countries with fortified urban pockets of well-armed Wahhabi extremists (‘insurgents’ to the US). Then the military is ordered to go in and clean up the mess without killing any civilians or destroying the place too much. That part never really works.

The typical U.S. response is to besiege the place, primarily punishing civilians while giving the head-chopper leaders plenty of time to escape. Aerial and artillery bombardment are used for a few weeks to destroy infrastructure and level good portions of the city. Then we toss the Marines into the IED-laced meat-grinder to kick in doors and kill anything left that moves. Heavy censorship is used throughout to mollify the sheep back home while the bodies are disposed of. Then the newly-freedomized city is opened for refugee return. Yay!

About eight years later, the head-choppers had completely taken over Fallujah once more, so the Shia militias were sent in to Fallujah the place all over again.

Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

Thanks for the explanation, appreciate it.

Jens Holm

Yes, people forget, that those civilians as a whole was the main supporters for ISIS and Jihadisme and probatly the majority are Shammers as well emmigrated from Saudi Arabia.

All others methos for taking ISIS out. Well someone like me sometimes would prefare SDF and SAA used all the ISIS mines against themselves.

Jens Holm

In which country ?

The majority of killed in Syria are by Assads and Russians – But of course thats better killing family treated as spendable sheep.

If I was a teacvher for You, You should be kiving in a muddy tent for years and have a try for learning something else.

Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

Do you have proof that Assad and Putin have killed the most civilians in the Syrian war?

Remember that everyone carrying a weapon and ready and willing to use it is a combattant/a legal target

Jens Holm

Statistics are made. You can find them on internet.

You fx can try : losses in syrian civil war – giving 17,8 mio. hits and try some of them. You have to read and understand carefull about what they try to cover and from when to when. Some are very biased too.

Good luck.

Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

Wikipedia has never been a sources of reliable info, but since you think so, notice how civilian death toll drops dramaticly year by year since Russia assisted Assad, contradicting what you said.

Look at those numbers on Wikipedia, one box says one number and the next box says one number, and its not just a few in dìfference, its more than 110.000 in difference in the same period.

Even if Wikipedia said the earth is round i would not believe Wikipedia.

And you say that the Wikipedia article is well written, that says alot about you.

I have not read the other article you refer to.

Jens Holm

I just gave You 17,8 mio links which wasnt wikipedia.

Do I have to send You all killed in coffins or what, so You can count Youruself.

All say the same You asked about: Assads has killed the majority.

Brian Michael Bo Pedersen

I have seen enough coffin comming Home from war, i dont need to see more.

No doubt that Assad is responsible for many death, but im just so used to being lied to any of those “international organisations” that i dont trust any of them.

Amnestys international will say anything to get funds, and many of the others either personally voted to go there in the first place or jumped onto the muslim hysteria because it was popular in tv and facebook.
Like they are doing with Russia right now.

We can agree that civilian/non-combatant death in war is a no-go, but only those who dont know anything about war believes there is anything like a “clean war”, that civilians never get caught in the crossfire, that fighting never takes place where there is civilians, that civilian death is avoidable.

During my tour in Iraq we often got shot at by shooters standing in between civilians, firing rockets at us from inside civilian buildings and we had to fire back, no civilian died though.
Remember that THEY picked the fight, THEY decided this is the place, not us, we would have preferred an open place where we would own the fight.

So what im saying is that avoiding civilian death is as good as impossible, anyone who have experienced war outside a comfy couch knows this.

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