Mosul Operation: A Medieval Massacre

Mosul Operation: A Medieval Massacre | Mosul-destroyed-1024x611 | Human Rights War Propaganda World News

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova described it this way weeks after US-led terror-bombing and Iraqi ground operations began last October – long before the worst horrors ongoing now.

US-orchestrated operations are being conducted under “conditions of absolute information blockade,” Zakharova explained.

Nothing was done to protect, evacuate or otherwise help civilians. They’ve been on their own in harm’s way without humanitarian or any other type aid or consideration for their welfare and safety since last October.

Hundreds of thousands remain trapped in the city. Others getting out risk their lives to do it – as endangered by US terror-bombing as ISIS fighters.

In the battle for Aleppo, Russia and Syria established humanitarian corridors – without aid from the UN or other countries. Great care was taken to avoid civilian casualties, why liberating the city entirely took so long.

Moscow ceased aerial operations in October 2016 to protect civilians, long before the battle for Aleppo was won in late December.

The West and supportive media scoundrels disgracefully portrayed a heroic Leningrad-type liberation as naked aggression.

They’re largely silent on the rape and destruction of Mosul. What’s reported falsely portrays liberation. Nothing about US terror-bombing mass murder. An orchestrated coverup of reality continues.

No help was provided for desperate city civilians, tapped in harm’s way. In months of fighting, likely thousands were massacred, countless others injured, hundreds of thousands displaced – by indiscriminate US terror-bombing and ground artillery fire.

Western media are complicit by silence with rare exceptions. On March 23, London’s Independent cited local media sources, saying Thursday airstrikes on Mosul caused “230” civilian deaths.

“A correspondent for Rudaw, a Kurdish news agency operating in northern Iraq, said that 137 people – most believed to be civilians – died when a bomb hit a single building in al-Jadida, in the western side of the city on Thursday.”

“Another 100 were killed nearby.  Some of the dead were taking shelter inside the homes,” according to Kurdish journalist Hevidar Ahmed, reporting from the scene of the massacre.

RT reported over 130 civilians massacred overnight in Mosul from US terror-bombing. The death toll could be much higher. Bodies are being pulled from rubble, a slow, arduous task.

According to a local eyewitness, “(t)he entire neighborhood was fleeing because of missiles that hit, so people had taken refuge here.”

“I didn’t know if it was a shelter. I didn’t know we couldn’t go there. My entire family is inside, 27 people. We pulled only one of them out and don’t know about the rest. Yes, he was dead.”

Civilians suffer most in all wars. Contempt for their agony and trauma in Mosul and other US war theaters compounds their desperation.

Surviving is a daily struggle. Many don’t make it. Others are scarred for life.


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Michael Moore: Anti-Trump Coup Supporter

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Michael Moore’s irrational anti-Trump rage lost him credibility months ago. He’s either deranged, a Democrat party plant, funded by Trump-hating extremists like Soros, prematurely senile, or all of the above.

Throughout last year’s presidential campaign, he openly supported war criminal, racketeer, perjurer Hillary. After her defeat, he called for her to be installed as president anyway.

Ahead of Trump’s inauguration, he urged disrupting it – wanting it “block(ed), obstruct(ed),” and otherwise interfered with to prevent him from becoming president.

He tried bribing Republican electors to defect, saying “(i)f you  vote your conscience…and your state fines you…I will pay your fine.”

After Trump’s inauguration, he called for him to “vacate” his office. In mid-February, he tweeted “it appears you are still squatting in our Oval Office.”

“What part of ‘vacate you Russian traitor’ don’t you understand? We can do this the easy way (you resign), or the hard way (impeachment).”

Other multiple tweets said “(l)et’s be VERY clear: Flynn DID NOT make that Russian call on his own.”

“He was INSTRUCTED to do so. He was TOLD to reassure them. Arrest Trump.”

“TRUMP KNEW EVERYTHING. It will all come out. Along with the rest of Trump’s collusion and obedience to Putin.”

“This is who Trump named ‘National Security Advisor.’ A lapdog to the lapdog of Putin. Feeling secure America? He’s gonna get us all killed.”

He demands “all actions being taken by” Trump’s administration halted, calling his administration “illegitimate” – urging his arrest and removal from office if he won’t voluntarily step down.

His rants are more delusional and deranged than rational thinking, making it appear he need psychiatric help. His latest tirade on Instagram said the following:

“The Democratic Party needs to declare a National Emergency. For the first time in our history, the President of the United States and his staff are under investigation for espionage.”

“This announcement, by the head of the Trump-friendly FBI, is a shock to our democracy. The Democratic leadership in the House and Senate needs to bring a halt to all business being done in the name of this potential felony suspect, Donald J. Trump.”

“No bill he supports, no Supreme Court nominee he has named, can be decided while he is under a criminal investigation. His presidency has no legitimacy until the FBI – and an independent investigative committee – discovers the truth.”

“Fellow citizens, demand the Democrats cease all business. ‘The American people have a right to know if their President is a crook.’ Richard Nixon

Trump and his campaign backers are being investigated for possible improper links to Russia, not espionage. Since last fall, FBI efforts uncovered nothing.

No evidence or hint of it suggests anything credible to uncover. Yet witch-hunt proceedings continue, perhaps endlessly, part of a diabolical plot to undermine him.

The only justifiable national emergency is over the urgency to halt US imperial wars, neoliberal harshness, and growing homeland tyranny – issues Moore and others like him ignore.

There’s plenty about Trump’s agenda to criticize. Bashing him for the wrong reasons, gratuitously, or for defeating Hillary is way out-of-bounds.

Wanting him illegitimately removed from office is the way banana republics operate.


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London Attack: Terrorism, Other Type Street Violence or False Flag?

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Each time violent incidents occur in Europe or America, they’re automatically called terrorism – despite no credible evidence proving it.

Last Wednesday’s incident in London left five dead, numerous others injured. Police lethally shot the alleged attacker. Dead men tell no tales.

Weeks earlier, Britain’s senior counterintelligence officer Mark Rowley said UK security services run more than 500 simultaneous terror-related investigations, resulting in numerous arrests, solely on the basis of suspicions, not credible evidence of wrongdoing or intent.

For years, state-owned BBC and other UK media hyped the threat of Islamic terrorism, similar to what goes on in America irresponsibly – presstitution substituting for responsible journalism.

Rowley claimed authorities foiled over a dozen potential terrorist attacks in recent years through so-called public tips – failing to explain how criminality can be detected if no crime occurred.

Post-9/11, numerous headline-making, high-profile violent incidents in America, Britain, France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, and Norway were automatically called terrorist attacks.

All were state-sponsored false flags perpetrated to hype fear. Hysteria replaced reason. Innocent patsies were falsely blamed – part of a diabolical plot to advance interests harming millions domestically and abroad.

Crackdowns on freedom replaced rule of law protections. Imperial wars were launched, ongoing in multiple theaters, collective Muslims demonized as a convenient enemy of choice.

Hyped fear continues gripping Europe and America, heightened by Wednesday’s London attack, 200 meters from Parliament Square.

A virtual state of emergency exists in central London, plans to extend it city-wide, perhaps to be followed in other European cities beyond repressive measures already in place.

UK media said London police are treating Wednesday’s incident as terrorism. Westminster is on lockdown. Its underground station was closed, nearby streets cordoned off to traffic. Security forces are deployed in force.

At one point on Wednesday, police armed with guns and protective shields marched into parliament, an extraordinary surreal action.

London’s Guardian said the alleged attacker was known to counterterrorism officials, “his connections and associates” being investigated.

Without corroborating evidence, Mark Rowley called the attacker’s motivation “Islamist related,” inspired by ISIS, though most likely he was a “lone actor.”

Prime Minister Theresa May called the incident “sick and depraved,” adding Britain’s threat level remains severe.

“The location of this attack was no accident,” she blustered. “The terrorists chose to strike at the heart of our capital city where all nationalities, religions and cultures come together to celebrate the values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech.”

Her hyperbole sounded pre-scripted. Unknown so far is whether Wednesday’s incident was terrorism as claimed, street violence unrelated to terrorism, or a state-sponsored false flag.

The incident’s high-profile nature, capturing world headlines, creates obvious suspicions about whether what occurred may have been other than what’s reported – especially given numerous false flags in Western cities in recent years.

Perhaps Wednesday’s London attack was the latest. The alleged perpetrator isn’t alive to explain.

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Lost Privacy Rights in America

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America is a total surveillance society. Big Brother is no longer fiction. Sophisticated technologies make total monitoring possible, everyone vulnerable, including presidents.

All our moves, transactions and communications can be recorded, compiled and stored for easy access. Anything we say or do can be used against us.

Bill of Rights protections no longer apply. Collecting meta-data communications on Americans is unrelated to national security.

Judicial oversight is absent. Congressional members are told little about what goes on. The CIA, NSA, FBI and other US spy agencies operate ad libitum, doing whatever they wish unaccountably.

Cable and phone companies want online privacy made illegal. They require permission to use personal information about their subscribers.

They want congressional legislation removing this protection. Senator Jeff Flake (R. AZ) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R. TN) support the campaign by cable and phone companies to abolish online privacy.

They intend using Congressional Review Act (1996) authority. It lets Congress review, by expedited legislative procedures, federal regulations issued by government agencies.

They can be rescinded by a joint House and Senate resolution. Once repealed, CRA prohibits reissuing the rule in substantially similar form or issuing a new regulation, substantially the same  – “unless the reissued or new rule is specifically authorized by a law enacted after the date of the joint resolution disapproving the original rule.”

Phone and cable companies want online privacy restrictions removed so they can sell consumer information secretly for profit, without requiring permission to do it.

Privacy rights in America are fast disappearing. If phone and cable companies get their way, they’ll be dealt another severe body blow – congressional members serving them at the expense of consumer and constitutional rights.


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John Podesta Linked to State-Run Russian Company

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It should be a non-issue. Doing business in Russia and most other countries is legal, nothing out-of-the-ordinary about it unless laws are broken.

It matters for Podesta because Trump is irresponsibly bashed for alleged ties to Russian investors, banks and officials – besides fabricated claims of Moscow US election hacking, helping him defeat Hillary. Reportedly he explored Moscow real estate development deals never successfully concluded.

He had dealings with numerous individuals in Russia since the late 1980s. It’s common business practice engaged in by most large, medium, and smaller-sized firms – nothing unusual or illegal about it, nothing justifying bashing him for it.

On Tuesday, an “exclusive” Daily Caller report headlined “Podesta Was Board Member of Firms Linked to Russian Investors,” saying:

Texas House Republican Louie Gohmert wants Congress investigating Podesta for his “role with Rusnano, a state-run company founded by Russian President Vladimir Putin.”

If Democrats can target Trump, unjustifiably claiming improper ties to Russia, despite no credible proof, Republicans can play the same game.

Gohmert apparently wants Podesta to squirm the way Democrats are going at Trump.

According to the Daily Caller, Podesta “first made contact with the Russian firm (Rusnano) in 2011, when he joined the boards and executive committees of three related entities: Boston-based Joule Unlimited; Rotterdam-based Joule Global Holdings; Joule Global Stichting, the company’s controlling interest. All are high-tech renewable energy enterprises.”

When he joined Obama’s White House staff in 2014 as a senior counselor, he failed to reveal his Russian business connections on his financial disclosure form.

WikiLeaks revealed he owns 75,000 Joule common stock shares. Gohmert wants his Russian connection investigated “to see if there…is something nefarious going on…”

He’s vice chair of the House Judiciary Committee subcommittee on crime, terrorism and homeland security.

The Daily Caller said a Neas Ltd v. Rusnano federal lawsuit “before the US District Court for Northern California suggests Podesta and others at Joule may have unwittingly assisted Rusnano in a scheme hatched to move billions of weak rubles into valuable US dollars by parking them as ‘investments’ in high-tech companies in Boston and in Silicon Valley.”

Podesta’s emails show he “help(ed) Rusnano (after he) left Joule’s board. Neither he, Joule or Rusnano so far have commented.

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Master Spider David Rockefeller Passes

Master Spider David Rockefeller Passes | david-rockefeller | Rockefellers World News

On March 20, billionaire predatory banker David Rockefeller died in his sleep at age 101.

Financial commentator Hans Schicht earlier said “(w)hat has been good for (David) Rockefeller  has been a curse for the United States. Its citizens, government and country are indebted to the hilt, enslaved to his banks.”

“The country’s industrial force was lost to overseas.” Banker interests are served at the expense of enormous harm to most people.

In 1994, Rockefeller said “(w)e are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and nations will accept the new world order.”

He failed to explained his agenda served US-led Western interests exclusively – including endless imperial wars, color revolutions, assassinating foreign leaders, putting corporate interests over the general welfare, and police state crackdowns on nonbelievers.

In his Memoirs, Rockefeller explained his deplorable agenda as follows:

“For more than a century, ideological extremists at either end of the political spectrum have seized upon well-publicized incidents, such as my encounter with (Fidel) Castro to attack the Rockefeller family for the inordinate influence they claim we wield over American political and economic institutions.”

“Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as internationalists and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure – one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it.”

From 1969 – 1981, he was Chase Manhattan Bank’s chairman, a banking giant of its day, far more formidable now as America’s second largest predatory banking colossus – expanded through mergers and acquisitions.

Privately, he influenced every US president since Dwight Eisenhower and other top government officials. He declined positions as Fed chairman and Treasury secretary, preferring a private sector role.

In 1973, he founded the Trilateral Commission, Jimmy Carter and Zbigniew Brzezinski its charter members, the group created because of the threat of too much democracy, wanting it undermined.

He was a founding Bilderberg Group member, comprised of the world’s most powerful figures, its mission to supplant nation-state sovereignty with corporate-controlled global governance, based on ruler-serf dominance, privilege served exclusively at the expense of exploiting all others everywhere.

In 1949, he became a Council on Foreign Relations member, in 1970 its chairman, later its honorary chairman. Historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. once called CFR a “front organization (for) the heart of the American Establishment.”

Rockefeller had close CIA ties. He supported ruthless despots in Iran, Iraq (before  Saddam fell out of favor), Chile and elsewhere. He backed Israeli apartheid viciousness.

His philanthropy was self-serving. He deplored peace, equity, justice and democratic governance.

His dark side reflects a legacy of predation, profiting from human misery.


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Washington’s Little Known Spy Agency

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US spying is institutionalized – on anyone, anywhere for any reason or none at all.

Invented national security threats, targeting dissent and whistleblowers, along with challenging press freedom undermine fundamental rights.

In Palko v. Connecticut (1937), the Supreme Court called “(f)reedom of thought the matrix, the indispensable condition, of nearly every other form of freedom.”

In Texas v. Johnson (1989), Justice William Brennan, writing for the majority, said “if there is a bedrock principle underlying the First Amendment, it is that government may not prohibit the expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea offensive or disagreeable.”

“Thomas Jefferson said “(w)hat country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance.” Free speech and other fundamental rights “cannot be limited without being lost.”

Former US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall stressed “(a)bove all else, the First Amendment means that government has no power to restrict expression (regardless of its) ideas…subject matter (or) content….Our people are guaranteed the right to express any thought, free from government censorship” – along with having all other constitutional protections.

Unaccountable spying on Americans reflects police state rule, operating lawlessly, watching everyone to assure unchallenged control, wanting unacceptable ideas suppressed.

On March 20, intelligence expert James Bamford discussed a “multibillion-dollar US spy agency you haven’t heard of,” saying:

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is located on a “heavily protected military base some 15 miles south of Washington.”

Few Americans know about its “massive headquarters,” larger than the CIA’s or US Capitol.

“Completed in 2011 at a cost of $1.4 billion, the main building measures four football fields long and covers as much ground as two aircraft carriers,” Bamford explained.

“In 2016, the agency purchased 99 acres in St. Louis to construct additional buildings at a cost of $1.75 billion to accommodate the growing workforce, with 3,000 employees already in the city.”

Early in his administration, Obama didn’t know NGA existed. Bamford calls it “by far the most shadowy” of US spy agencies – subverting constitutional protections to keep America safe for privileged interests at the expense of all others.

NGA allegedly confined its spying overseas. According to Bamford, “there’s reason to believe” Trump will expand its mandate to spy as freely domestically as abroad – including secretive overhead surveillance by satellites and drones.

Concern is growing that technology focused on spying abroad “may soon be (used) on (US) citizens,” said Bamford.

As of 2015, no federal statutory limitations existed to control aerial spying domestically. In 2016, Baltimore police began using drones to conduct secretive spy-in-the-sky surveillance of area residents.

Technology can track everything stationary or moving over an area up to 15-square miles at a time. According to Bamford, two high-tech drones hovering over Manhattan can “observe and follow all outdoor human activity, night and day,” round-the-clock, every day.

Objects “as small as a stick of butter on a plate” can be zoomed in and watched. Technology being developed will “enable drones to remain aloft for years at a time.”

Big Brother-in-the-sky is ominously real, along with its ability to monitor virtually all phone and online communications.

Police states dream of being able to monitor and track everyone in all ways, at all times, giving them control over our lives, freedoms and welfare – in ways Orwell never imagined.

The shocking reality should terrify everyone. Few Americans realize the dangers they face. Public awareness of what’s most important doesn’t exist.

US-style “democracy” serves its privileged class exclusively, at the expense of everyone else, destroying fundamental rights in the process.


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Coverup of Humanitarian Disaster in Mosul

Coverup of Humanitarian Disaster in Mosul | Iraq-Mosul-Syria | War Propaganda World News

US-led terror-bombing along with Iraqi ground forces are systematically destroying the city, not liberating it as claimed.

Western media scoundrels and international NGOs are ignoring a humanitarian disaster far worse than what affected East Aleppo.

Government and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, saved the lives of tens of thousands of defenseless Aleppo residents, held hostage by US-supported al-Nusra terrorists.

Media scoundrels misportrayed heroic efforts as aggression. Big Lies substituted for hard truths. Liberating Aleppo was a glorious triumph, one Syrians will long remember and commemorate, grateful to Russia for its vital help.

Last fall through December, John Kerry and other US officials disgracefully accused Russia and Syria of war crimes, ignoring horrendous ones committed by US forces in all its war theaters – by terror-bombing, special forces and other combat troops on the ground, along with terrorist fighters recruited as imperial foot soldiers.

Media scoundrels ignore genocidal high crimes committed by America and its rogue allies.

Last month, Sergey Lavrov “remind(ed) (his) Western counterparts about…the humanitarian” disaster in Mosul – “much worse than it was in eastern Aleppo,” he stressed, yet getting little or no Western media attention.

Before fighting escalated in recent weeks, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said “(t)he humanitarian situation continues to degrade.”

“People are running out of food. And the most terrifying thing is that no one knows what is to be further. The situation is on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe.”

US-led Western nations are “out of touch with reality,” she added. Escalating ground fighting and US-led terror-bombing made things much worse.

Before its capture by US-supported ISIS fighters in mid-2014, Mosul had around 2.5 million residents. Less than one million remain, held hostage by terrorists.

Routes to the city were cut off months ago. Residents lack access to food, potable water, medical care and electricity. Conditions are dire.

Humanitarian groups haven’t entered besieged parts of the city in over two years. Desperate residents aren’t being helped.

During the battle for Aleppo, Russia and Syria made heroic efforts to supply humanitarian aid to trapped residents.

America, its rogue allies and the UN supplied nothing – nor are they aiding Mosul residents in need.

Indiscriminate terror-bombing and ground fighting continues causing large numbers of casualties, including a devastating toll on civilians, massacred in cold blood, media scoundrels ignoring the carnage – portraying mass slaughter and destruction as a liberating struggle.

According to Norwegian Refugee Council’s Becky Bakr Abdulla, “families…managing to come out are completely traumatized.”

“They’ve got nothing left. No homes…nothing. Their children have not attended school for over two years.”

“(T)hey’ve lost many of their loved ones and there are many, many examples of people who have actually died on their way out.” They never “made it to safety.”

Western media and the international community largely ignore the devastating humanitarian disaster, Abdullah added – shocking contempt for the lives and welfare of devastated people, suffering enormously because of US imperial war.

Interviewed by Sputnik News, a woman in the Hamam al Alil refugee camp appealed for desperately needed humanitarian aid. Without it, people “are going to die,” she said.

Camp conditions are deplorable. “We have no sanitation. The garbage needs to be removed. The water is very dirty. We can’t drink it.”

Conditions for Mosul residents remaining trapped is much worse. Terror-bombing and ground fighting continues taking many lives.

Maria Zakharova expressed outrage over the “hushing up of what is happening” – devastating fighting along with dire humanitarian conditions.

Since fighting began last October, around 100,000 residents managed to flee the city, risking their lives to do it.

An estimated 750,000 remain trapped. The US-led campaign in Syria is about regime change.

In Iraq, there’s none to change. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi serves as a convenient US puppet, supporting its imperial ravaging.


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US Demands Raped Cambodia Repay War Debt

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During its war on Southeast Asia, America raped and destroyed Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Terror-bombing massacred civilians indiscriminately. A decade of merciless war took millions of lives, around eight million tons of ordnance used in Vietnam alone, threefold WW II’s tonnage – about 300 tons for every Vietnamese man, woman, child, infant, the elderly and infirm.

Herbicidal warfare was waged using deadly agent orange. Millions of gallons of dioxin-containing defoliant contaminated over five million acres. Exposure to minute amounts causes serious health problems or death.

Other terror-weapons were used, including napalm, white phosphorous, cluster bombs and depleted uranium.

Beginning in March 1969, Cambodia and Laos were secretly bombed, allegedly to destroy North Vietnamese and Viet Cong sanctuaries.

Terror-bombing took about 600,000 lives, mostly civilians, helping the Khmer Rouge gain power in 1975. Unspeakable horrors followed.

Thousands of US ground forces were involved, destroying dozens of towns, villages and hamlets, many thousands more killed, mostly defenseless noncombatants.

Historian Gabriel Kolko earlier said “(a)ll that the United States has the ability to accomplish…is to impose immeasurable suffering on people…”

In his “Anatomy of a War: Vietnam, the United States, and the Modern Historical Experience,” he quoted a US colonel, infamously saying “(w)e had to destroy the town to save it.”

Few Americans realize how much Southeast Asians suffered. Unexploded ordnance remains buried in fields, roads, forests, villages and rivers.

Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia were raped. Fundamental laws of war were violated. America remains unaccountable for decades of war crimes.

Washington demands Cambodia repay $500 million in “war debt” it claims was used for food. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen calls it “dirty money” – used by the US-backed Lon Nol regime for weapons.

America “dropped bombs on our heads and then they ask us to repay. When we do not repay, they tell the IMF not to lend us money,” Hun Sen explained.

He asked Washington to cancel the “dirty debt.” US officials refuse. Cambodian Daily journalist James Pringle said the nation “does not owe even a brass farthing to the US for help in destroying its people, its wild animals, its rice fields, and forest cover.”

America owes Cambodia and all other countries it raped and destroyed a debt that can never be repaid.


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US Rules of Engagement

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ROE define how force may be used in combat – what’s acceptable, unacceptable, under what conditions.

Geneva breaches and other laws of war fall outside of ROE. Military operations are governed by laws of war and international humanitarian law.

All nations are required to observe them. International and domestic laws universally recognize the right of self-defense in response to an attack or an imminent one.

Military necessity permits use of force not prohibited by the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC). Distinguishing between civilians and military targets v. civilians and non-military ones is required.

Proportionality prohibits disproportionate, indiscriminate force likely to cause damage or loss of civilian lives.

Precautions must be taken to avoid and minimize noncombatant casualties, as well as damage to non-military sites.

Under Fourth Geneva, civilians must be given “effective advance warning” and “neutralized zones” where they can be as protected as much as possible.

Fourth Geneva also prohibits collective punishment; destruction of private property; torture, cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and other protections for noncombatants.

In all US wars, ROE violate core rule of law principles. Washington rules alone apply. Civilians in harm’s way have no place to hide.

Mass slaughter and destruction go on in all US war theaters, creating chaos and enormous human suffering.

During the 2003 Iraq war, US ROE authorized field commanders to kill every military-aged Iraqi in sight. Cold-blooded murder was officially OK’d.

The same policy is followed in Afghanistan, earlier in Libya, Yemen, Syria and Iraq – notably in the battle for Mosul.

Civilians are being slaughtered in cold blood, US terror-bombing striking residential areas and other non-military sites. Since the battle began last October, perhaps thousands of noncombatants perished. Pentagon claims otherwise are false.

RT’s Ruptly TV interviewed residents able to flee the city. One man said ISIS fighters “go on rooftops of the houses and the families (inside) don’t know. Then the aircraft come and bomb it,” burying families under rubble.

“We are asking for bombing specific targets. There are still families inside the houses and the aircraft keep bombing. We are asking the coalition planes to be specific when they bomb. They were bombing randomly,” he said.

Another resident said “(t)he planes waited until one of the Daesh walked out into the street and then they struck. The fighter was only injured, but 11 members of one family in the house next door were instantly killed.”

“They dropped leaflets over the city telling us not to worry about the strikes, saying that they were extremely precise and would not hurt the civilians,” another man said, adding:

“(I)t feels like the coalition is killing more people than” ISIS fighters.

America created and supports ISIS, al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups. Wars raging in multiple theaters aim to advance its imperium.

They’re not about humanitarian intervention or democracy building. Millions of casualties attest to what US belligerence is all about.

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