A boy rides his bike past destroyed cars and houses in a neighborhood recently liberated by Iraqi security forces, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, March 19, 2017. The battle for western Mosul, including the narrow alleyways of the old city, looks to be the most devastating yet for Iraqi civilians trapped between advancing troops and increasingly desperate ISIS militants. (AP/Felipe Dana)

ISIS Proliferates in Syria, Iraq Despite U.S. Bombings – Civilians Pay the Price

The U.S.-led coalition that has bombed Syria and Iraq for the last 1,000 days has failed to see positive results from its strikes. Instead, the terrorist group Daesh (ISIS) has continued to gain ground in Syria and the civilian death toll from the strikes has continued to mount.

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