In the race to capture ISIS territory, hundreds of civilians have been reported killed by airstrikes in Deir Ezzor governorate in the past two weeks. Russia, the regime and Coalition are all active in the area.
The Coalition’s top commander has repeatedly questioned whether large numbers of civilians are dying, even as international investigations are released.
Turkey is the 13th member of the US-led Coalition against ISIL. Yet its unilateral military adventures in northern Syria and Iraq are often directly at odds with its ‘allies’.