Posted on June 8, 2018
He said the RAF had carried out “the most carefully planned air campaign in history” and was “meticulous” in trying to avoid civilian casualties. Amnesty International has criticised the UK for its role in attacks on the Syrian city of Raqqa. It claimed that the US-led coalition had been responsible for killing hundreds of civilians in Raqqa alone and it called on the Ministry of Defence to “come clean” over Britain’s role. But Air Chief Marshal Peach, who earlier in his career served as a navigator in a Tornado jet, does not accept the charge.