Mattis on Raqqa Airstrike Civilian Casualties: ‘We’re Not The Perfect Guys … But We Are The Good Guys’

patrick.goodenough | August 23, 2017
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Asked about an increase in civilian casualties resulting from U.S. airstrikes around the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, Defense Secretary James Mattis said Tuesday no military in world history has been more careful that the U.S.-led coalition in limiting civilian casualties, but it is fighting an enemy that hides behind innocent people including women and children.

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