The Pentagon Says Islamic State Body Counts Aren’t Important
In November 2015, American aircraft started hammering refineries and other oil infrastructure that were funneling funds into the Islamic State’s coffers. Since then, the Pentagon has made a point of going after the organization’s finances and quasi-government institutions in areas under its control. “We are dismantling ISIL’s war-sustaining finances, targeting... Read more
The Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many Civilians It Has Killed in Iraq and Syria
The Pentagon has looked into hundreds of possible civilian casualties from the bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria. But Washington is having trouble keeping track of everything — including its own allies. Since August 2014, the American-led coalition has lobbed nearly 14,000 bombs and missiles in thousands of individual... Read more
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