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New tracking system for US weapons use overseas could be erased in a heartbeat
Washington Politics

New tracking system for US weapons use overseas could be erased in a heartbeat

A new Biden policy to monitor civilian deaths is a welcome step, but a congressional mandate would go further.

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Global Crises

'Sweeping' DoD plan to mitigate civilian harm merely humanizes endless war

New protocols seeking to make US military operations more ethical and compassionate have the awkward effect of legitimizing them.

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Military Industrial Complex

US quietly releases new report on civilian casualties

The American-led coalition fighting ISIS updated its assessment of innocents killed in airstrikes, but the tally is likely far higher.

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Middle East

In many cases, our attempts to help US track civilian deaths went nowhere

Airwars says it worked with the military to identify incidents, but newly classified docs show that in many cases, they were ignored.

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Global Crises

Will we finally accept that 'precision airstrikes' don't exist?

A Times exposé revealing a ‘system of impunity’ at the Pentagon regarding civilian casualties should be a catalyst for change.