On Saturday the Los Angeles Times newspaper reported that from the beginning of the military operation in Afghanistan American aircraft dropped more than 1.8 million packages with canned products and other humanitarian aid on the territory of Afghanistan, part of packages having hit apartment houses. According to the newspaper, near the city of Herat one of such packages went through the roof of the local farmer's house at the moment when the family was asleep. The family consists of seven children. Fortunately, everybody stayed alive but the humanitarian aid which literally fell down from the sky on their heads left some bruises on the bodies of the owner of the house, his wife and their elder son. The US Department of Defense informed the newspaper that American pilots were trying to drop packages as precisely as possible. Though the Department admitted that such method of humanitarian aid delivery "had its imperfections." That's why the emphasis will soon be shifted towards transportation of humanitarian aid by ground convoys.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities