Russia Slams US Coverup of Mosul Carnage

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Russia Slams US Coverup of Mosul Carnage

by Stephen Lendman

Previous articles explained Pentagon-orchestrated responsibility for mass slaughter and destruction in Mosul – since terror-bombing and Iraqi ground operations began last October.

Thousands of civilians in harm's way were massacred. Carnage continues daily – suppressed by the Pentagon and media scoundrels.

On April 2, Tass said the US-led coalition in Mosul is "hid(ing) war crimes," causing civilian deaths and suffering.

Russian Defense Ministry spokesman General Igor Konashenkov slammed "(a)bsured statements of the Pentagon representatives, justifying civil(ian) casualties caused by American bombing in Iraq…"

He called for "more information on the operation (and) alleged supremacy of the American 'smart' bombs."

Why does the Pentagon maintain a "veil of confidentiality (and) secre(cy)," he asked?

"(W)hy (did
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