Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists were brainwashing thousands of children for the past two years in the occupied city of Mosul, their stronghold in Iraq, according to a report by Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights.
The US military has released its assessment of civilian casualties in US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria within a recent 10-month period, bringing the total number civilian deaths in the US anti-terrorist campaign to 119 since 2014, US Central Command said.
A mass grave containing 100 decapitated bodies has been discovered inside a school south of the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, according to the Iraqi military, which is conducting a US-backed operation to retake the jihadist stronghold.
The level of congenital malformation and ill health in Iraqi children is not improving, which means whatever happened during the US-led war is still there and the damage has been done to DNA, says Chris Busby a health inspector in Fallujah.
Samples taken from Iraqi children living in Iraqi cities bombed during the US-led campaign show lead poisoning, which is a result of pollution caused by American military bases and the war, says Mozhgan Savabieasfahani, an environmental toxicologist.
The US war in Afghanistan is mostly about politics, says retired CIA and State Department official Larry Johnson. Concerned how it’s going to play with the public, Washington pretends that Russia “is killing civilians,” while the US “is promoting democracy.”