US Supplying Terrorists in Aleppo With TOW Antitank Missiles

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US Supplying Terrorists in Aleppo With TOW Guided Antitank Missiles
by Stephen Lendman
These weapons have been around since 1970, upgraded over time for greater accuracy and destructive power.
ISIS was earlier supplied with shoulder-launched, man-portable, easy to operate, surface-to-air missiles (SAMS), able to down helicopters and low-flying aircraft. Perhaps terrorists in east Aleppo are getting them.
According to Russia General Sergei Rudskoi, they “continue receiving modern types of weapons, including” TOWs – indicating Washington wants endless war, not diplomatic conflict resolution.
At the same time, Moscow unilaterally declared an 8-hour humanitarian pause in Aleppo on October 20 – unlikely to be observed by US-supported terrorists.
“We are prepared to cease fire and ensure the unhampered access of medical personnel to the city and ensure the evacuation of injured and sick as soon as we get a request from humanitarian organizations,” Rudskoi explained. 
“The Russian side is prepared to discuss any initiatives and proposals for a settlement in Aleppo.” US obstruction undermines its good faith efforts.
Since September, terrorists infesting east Aleppo killed hundreds of west Aleppo civilians, including over 130 children.
“The bombardments of social facilities, schools, mosques and street bazaars in western Aleppo by militants have become systematic. On October 13, a mortar attack in the area of Sulaimaniya killed seven schoolchildren,” Rudskoi explained – media scoundrels ignoring the carnage.
Civilians, including children in west Aleppo are being killed and wounded daily, 13 lives lost on October 14 alone.
On Sunday, Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said what’s ongoing in east Aleppo amounts to a “planetary-scale crisis,” desperate conditions in Syria to remain “pressing” for sometime to come.
Endless cessation of hostilities and conflict resolution talks achieved nothing because Washington undermined them. Prospects for peace remain distant at best. 
Perhaps years of fighting lie ahead, countless more Syrians to perish because of US imperial madness, advancing its agenda, mindless of cost in human lives and suffering.
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Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.