How US conspired to hide ‘war crime’ in Syria (Full show)
Reports have emerged of US military officials conspiring to mislead the public and falsify records regarding the civilian carnage in Syria’s Idlib province, where 80 civilians were killed in a catastrophically ill-considered 2019 airstrike. The incident was immediately flagged as a possible war crime, but US military officials went to work immediately in their effort to bury it. A new internal inquiry into the horrific episode is now underway. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich reports. Then former naval intelligence officer John Jordan and Ed Martin of ProAmericaReport.com. share their insights.
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