iOS app Android app

Doctors Without Borders

The U.S. Investigation Into The Kunduz Hospital Bombing Is Off To A Rough Start

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 10.16.2015 | World

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=519154232&height=&width=100&sid=577&origin=undefined&videoG...

The Obscenity of Our War

Kathy Kelly | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics
Kathy Kelly

The U.S. military has said that the matter is under investigation. Yet another in an endless train of somber apologies; feeling families' pain but excusing all involved decision makers seems inevitable.

An International Conscience

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

And 14 years into the longest of these wars, the U.S. manages to take out a hospital and kill 22 people; it then assuages its guilt with an apology and pocket change. Nothing personal, guys. Mistakes were made.

U.S. Analysts Knew Afghan Site Hit By Air Attack Was A Hospital

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.15.2015 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before the Oct. 3 U.S. air attack on a hospital in Afghanistan, American special operations analysts were gathering inte...

An Independent Group Wants To Find Out Whether U.S. Hospital Bombing In Kunduz Was A War Crime

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.14.2015 | World

An independent fact-finding commission said Wednesday that it is prepared to conduct an investigation into whether the U.S. committed a war crime...

Inside The Doctors Without Borders Hospital In Kunduz

Foreign Policy | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.13.2015 | World

KUNDUZ, AFGHANISTAN — IN THE MUTED LIGHT OF A HAZY AFTERNOON, the compound was silent. The graying walls of the outer gates, streaked with verti...

Kunduz Hospital Bombing: Probable Cause The US Committed a War Crime

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 10.14.2015 | Politics
Marjorie Cohn

Obama should consent to a full, independent, impartial investigation of the hospital bombing by IHFFC. If that investigation shows that war crimes probably occurred, appropriate prosecutions of the U.S. chain of command should ensue.

Prescription for Afghan Hospital Bombing: Independent Investigation and U.S. Troop Withdrawal

Medea Benjamin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

The U.S., NATO, and the Afghan government all say they are conducting their own investigations into the attack, but only an independent investigation can uncover the facts we need to demand accountability and new safeguards to ensure this type of tragedy doesn't happen again.

Pentagon Says U.S. To Make Payments To Families Of Kunduz Air Strike Victims

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense will seek to make "condolence payments" to families of victims of a U.S. air strike tha...

Doctors Without Borders Meets Bombing Without Consequences

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.10.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, we bombed some folks at a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Will anyone be held account...

Why Bombing a Hospital Is a War Crime

Robert Koehler | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Bombing a hospital, especially with deliberate intent -- apparently at the behest of the Afghan government, which has hated the hospital for treating the injured regardless what side they're on -- is depraved and utterly reckless.

'It's Your Allies, Stupid' -- America's Greater Middle East Disasters (Pt 1)

Barry Lando | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
Barry Lando

The devastation of the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan by an American AC-130 gunship is a microcosm of much that is wrong with U.S. policies across the entire region: in a couple of words -- America's allies.

Obama Apologizes To Doctors Without Borders

AP | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=519137786&height=&width=100&sid=577&origin=undefined&videoG...

Kunduz Hospital Was Raided By Afghan Special Forces Just Three Months Before U.S. Bombing

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

Afghan special forces raided the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz less than three months before a U.S. bombing killed 22 staff members and p...

U.S. Commander Thinks Troops Didn't Follow Rules

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=519133603&height=&width=100&sid=577&origin=SOLR&videoGroupI...

White House: Defense Department Probing Deadly Kunduz Airstrike

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense is investigating the deadly air strike that hit a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz,...

Doctors Without Borders Enraged Over 'Deliberate' Kunduz Hospital Bombing

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

A top U.S. commander said Tuesday that the bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in northern Afghanistan was accidental -- but the h...

Obama's Democratic Trade Critics Pin Their Hopes On The GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Monday announced that it had sealed the biggest trade deal in history. Sorta.  The actual text of the ...

Saturday's Bombing Not The First Time Kunduz Suffered A Huge Strike

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 10.05.2015 | World

On Sept. 4, 2009, about 100 residents of Kunduz, Afghanistan, were killed, in a similar horror to Saturday's hour-long bombing on a Doctors ...

U.S. Promises To Get Facts On Afghan Hospital Bombing

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=519128866&height=&width=100&sid=577&origin=undefined&videoG...

John McCain Blames Hospital Bombing Partly On U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=519129863&height=&width=100&sid=577&origin=undefined&videoG...

Doctors Without Borders Demands Investigation Of Afghan Hospital Airstrike

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.05.2015 | World

KABUL, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on Sunday demanded an independent international inquiry into a sus...

Doctors Without Borders Says Hospital Was Not "A Human Shield" For Taliban

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.04.2015 | World

KABUL, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO for...

At Least 19 Killed After Airstrike Hits Afghan Hospital

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

KABUL, Oct 3 (Reuters) - An air strike, probably carried out by U.S.-led coalition forces, killed 19 staff and patients on Saturday, includi...

U.S. Airstrike On Kunduz May Have Killed Several Doctors Without Borders Staffers

AP | Benjamin Hart | Posted 10.03.2015 | World

    (function(d, s, id) {  var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];  if (d.getElementById(id)) return;  js = d.createElement(...