The Insitu Company has won a $70 million contract to build eight Scan Eagle drones for the government of Afghanistan, the US Department of Defense announced.
"This was a tragic, but avoidable accident" says U.S. commander in Afghanistan of deadly U.S. airstrike on Afghanistan hospital
Gen. John F. Campbell announced Wednesday that the October 3 U.S. bombing of a hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) was a “tragic mistake.” That, in fact, reiterates what he’s been saying since the attack...Show More Summary
Afghanistan has enormous economic potential as outlined in a recent US Army review; developing this is the key to stability. Despite fourteen years of US military support, the situation has deteriorated to the point that the senior US...Show More Summary
The Pentagon has completed its investigation of the US attack on a hospital in Afghanistan operated by Doctors Without Borders, and it paints a grim picture. Gen. John Campbell, the top commander in Afghanistan, delivered a summary of...Show More Summary
CNN The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that ‘human error’ was at work in the Oct. 3 bombing of the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, which killed 30 civilians and left 37 others wounded. In aShow More Summary
Doctors Without Borders released bios for the 14 staff massacred when America destroyed its Kunduz hospital
Attack in Kunduz on Doctors Without Borders facility was result of egregious series of human and technical failures, U.S. commander says
The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday that multiple service members were suspended from duty following an investigation into the deadly airstrike last month on a hospital in Kunduz. Gen. Joseph Campbell said the Oct. 3 strike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital, which killed 30...
The U.S. investigation into a deadly Oct. 3 strike on a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz concluded it was a tragic accident caused primarily by human error, a top U.S. military commander said on Wednesday. “This was a tragic mistake. U.S. forces...
WASHINGTON — American soldiers and airmen who killed and wounded dozens of civilians in a strike on an Afghanistan hospital violated the rules of engagement and have been suspended as they await disciplinary action, U.S. military officials said Wednesday. Show More Summary
Strike which killed at least 30 people in MSF trauma centre in Kunduz in October was "avoidable", says US army general.
Police say government soldiers are among those being held
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan security forces have launched an operation on Wednesday to rescue 18 people who Taliban insurgents captured after their helicopter made an emergency landing in territory under militant control, the Ministry of Defence said.
We have another outrage against women in Afghanistan where Shirin Gul, 26, was reportedly flogged to death in the Shahrak district of Ghor after being accused of running away from home. What is fascinating is how the greatest concern is not that a woman can be publicly flogged but whether the flogging proved too excessive […]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. air strike that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz last month resulted from "human errors, failures in procedure and technical malfunctions," the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing military officials briefed on an internal investigation.
A monthlong Pentagon investigation has blamed a series of human errors and technical malfunctions for the deadly U.S. gunship attack on an international aid hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, a senior military official briefed on the investigation said Tuesday. The special operations AC-130...
Three others were killed in the Afghan capital when an improvised explosive devise detonated at a roundabout.
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Less than a year after NATO officially ended its combat mission in Afghanistan, the military alliance is reportedly set to increase its support for the country's security forces amid fears local authorities are unable to combat Taliban insurgents.