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Graphic Video: Raqqa City Reduced to Rubble by US Airstrikes, Scores of Residents Killed

By Chris Tomson and Prof Michel Chossudovsky

ISIS-footage-Raqqa-airstrike-aftermathWhat is at stake are extensive crimes against humanity committed by the US under the pretext of a counterterrorism operation.

The Liberation of Raqqa is fake. The US is bombing Raqqa in Northern Syria largely targeting civilians. 

The city was occupied by ISIS and the ISIS is supported by the Western military alliance. ISIS was protected by the US. 

The ISIS combatants were recruited by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey on behalf of Washington. 

The occupation of Raqqa and Mosul by the ISIS has provided Washington with the justification to wage a counterterrorism operation launched by Obama in 2014.

During a period of more than two years, extensive bombings have taken place.

The object of the counterterrorism operation was not to go after ISIS. 

It was largely intended to destroy…

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