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US Sending 65 Drones to Afghan Armed Forces - Pentagon

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.

"Human error" blamed for U.S. airstrike on Afghan hospital

"This was a tragic, but avoidable accident" says U.S. commander in Afghanistan of deadly U.S. airstrike on Afghanistan hospital

Pentagon: Attack on Afghan hospital 'tragic mistake.' MSF repeats call for independent investigation

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Shifting Afghan Gears: Build, Don't Blast

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

A Stunning Series of Screw-Ups Led to October's US Strike on an Afghan Hospital

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

Doctors Without Borders Condemns U.S. Report on Afghan Hospital Bombing as “Shocking”

12 hours agoNews : Truthdig

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

U.S. servicemen suspended over Afghan hospital attack

Attack in Kunduz on Doctors Without Borders facility was result of egregious series of human and technical failures, U.S. commander says

U.S. service members suspended for attack on Afghan hospital, could face court martial

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...

US investigation says Afghan hospital strike was ‘a tragic mistake’

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Some in military suspended for deadly Afghan hospital attack

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

Human error caused deadly US strike on Afghan hospital

Strike which killed at least 30 people in MSF trauma centre in Kunduz in October was "avoidable", says US army general.

Afghan forces launch bid to rescue 18 captured by Taliban

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.

Afghan Girl Reportedly Dies After Public Flogging After She Is (Wrongly) Accused Of Running Away From Home

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 […]

Report says combination of errors led to U.S. bombing of MSF hospital: NYT

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.

Pentagon inquiry finds human, technical errors led to Kunduz hospital airstrike

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...

Eight Children Dead After Rocket They Were Playing With Explodes in Kabul

Three others were killed in the Afghan capital when an improvised explosive devise detonated at a roundabout.

10 Foods to Eat When You're Fighting Off a Nasty Cold

Post by Stephanie Booth. Feel sneezy? Coughy? Stuffy? Downright miserable? Welcome to Cold Season, where a box of tissues and a bottle of NyQuil are suddenly your BFFs. But here's some good news for you there, hiding under an afghan: Eating certain foods can help you feel better faster. Show More Summary

NATO to Boost Afghan Security Support Over Fears of Incapability - Reports

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.

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