Tillerson Conceals Rape of Raqqa, Meets with Saudi Monarch

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Tillerson Conceals Rape of Raqqa, Meets with Saudi Monarch

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Washington pretends to be combating the scourge of ISIS it supports.

Tillerson tried concealing it, hypocritically accusing its fighters of "dramatically undermin(ing) stability in Iraq, Syria and the broader Middle East, and pos(ing) a threat to international peace and security" – failing to explain with active support from Washington, using its fighters as imperial foot soldiers, providing them with weapons, munitions, aerial and other support.

ISIS couldn't exist without foreign backing, Washington its main ally, pretending otherwise.

Tillerson "congratulate(d) the Syrian people and (terrorist-infested) Syrian Democratic Forces…on the liberation of Raqqa."

A separate article explained the city's rape and destruction, not liberation, tens of thousands of civilians massacred, terror-bomb
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