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“There is no white terrorism and black terrorism,” a general said in response to a question about civilians being bombed in Idlib.
“It’s an indescribable fear”
The chlorine gas attack, which was carried out in May, was part of a wider assault on the last rebel-controlled stronghold in Syria.
Officials are still divided over what the course of action should have been, but most agree the U.S. strategy was a failure.
“Rather than being a place of healing and refuge, hospitals are now some of the most dangerous places for civilians to be.“
International inspectors still cannot get access to Douma, where a suspected chemical attack left 75 dead.