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The U.S. Department of Defense says it will make "condolence payments" to the families of those killed and survivors of a U.S. airstrike that mistakenly struck a Doctors Without Border hospital in Afghanistan last week At least 22 people were killed in the aerial bombardment of the charity hospital during fighting in Kunduz on Oct. 3. The dead included 12 staff members and 10 patients, including three children, Doctors Without Borders said. 2086
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:25PM
Doctors without Borders Afghan Hospital Singled Out for Attack 5 Times
Nazi USA's military made 5 passes over the Doctors without Borders (MSF in French) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan and bombed only the hospital, nothing else, despite the fact that huge flags on its roof identified it as a hospital. IT WAS A DELIBERATE ATTACK, and when it comes to the US military, IT IS ALWAYS A DELIBERATE ATTACK. If you think you can stand on the streets of San Francisco and applaud the Navy's Blue Death as it roars illegally low over our heads, wasting tax dollars and oil...
Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 6:00PM
Doctors Without Borders Spokesperson Says US Knew Coordinates Of Hospital
Doctors Without Borders reported that the attack by US planes on their hospital in Afghanistan did not stop for 45 minutes after a call to the USG was made/
Posted: Sat Oct 3, 2015 1:41PM
Remake the world
The U.S. has also slain many in Afghanistan, both those called the Taliban and those whom they had mistaken for Taliban and terrorists. It made little difference to the U.S., for they were convinced of the righteousness of their cause and shrugged off the many innocents who died as “mistakes that happen.” After all, Afghans had been killing each other for hundreds of years, so what was a few more—especially since the U.S. had come to bring them “liberty.”
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 1:50PM
America's Criminal Afghanistan Legacy
Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 11:50PM
The White House and Afghanistan are reportedly close to an agreement that would allow continued U.S. raids even after most American troops withdraw in 2014. Under the deal, the United States would continue raiding Afghan homes under "extraordinary circumstances" to save lives. In return, the Afghan government has asked President Obama to write a letter apologizing for U.S. operations that have killed or injured Afghan civilians.
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:56PM
Is Canada guilty of war crimes?
This article from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association Newsletter examines the recent request to the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court in The Hague to investigate Canada's alleged complicity in war crimes related to Afghan detainees and to extraordinary renditions. The CCLA article can be accessed by going to the link at the bottom, where you will find hyperlinks accessing the full request to the ICC and to all documentations submitted in support. Author John ...
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 4:12PM
With less than a year left in his final term, President Hamid Karzai insists that he is eager to leave the presidential palace and lead a quieter life. It turns out, though, he may just be moving next door, to a lavish new home yards from the complex that has been the seat of his power for more than a decade.
Posted: Sun Oct 6, 2013 2:55PM
Peace and refuge
Poor Afghanistan has really suffered, and it’s now suffering worse than ever. The poor, the women, children, and old folks suffer the most because they have so little already and are so needy, so often they don’t survive. And the men go off to fight and often they don’t make it either. War is horrible
Posted: Wed May 29, 2013 11:19AM
Bradley Manning's Full Statement
My Goal? To "Share with World... True Cost of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan"
Posted: Mon Mar 4, 2013 9:18AM
The Resurrection of Osama bin Laden
Did Osama bin Laden die twice: first in Tora Bora, Afghanistan in 2001 and a second time in Abbottabad, Pakistan in 2011?
Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 1:16PM
Won't mean the U.S. has won
Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize in a stunning decision that honored the first-year U.S. president more for promise than achievement, and drew both praise and skepticism around the world. But critics called the Nobel committee's decision premature, given that Obama has achieved few tangible gains, as he still grapples with challenges ranging from the war in Afghanistan and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to nuclear standoffs with Iran and North Korea, and now the war on Libya. The raid...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2012 10:50AM
US Afghan Detainees Sent to Torture Prisons
Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:19AM
Scoundrel Media Afghan Massacre Cover-Up
Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 12:57AM
10 years after
As the U.S. and NATO mark 10 years of war in Afghanistan on Friday, a grim picture emerges from scores of interviews over six months across the country with ordinary Afghans, government officials, soldiers, and former and current Taliban, along with recent data.
Posted: Fri Oct 7, 2011 10:50AM
Sacramento Area Peace and Justice Events Calendar
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Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:50PM
Untold thousands have died in the decade since then, among them the family of Masuda Sultan, an Afghan woman living in New York at the time of the 9/11 attack. She soon got word that 19 members of her family had been killed in a U.S. bomb attack in Afghanistan.
Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:44AM
MR Original – Afghanistan: Endless War for Resource Control
War has always been about two things: resources and control. It seems more than coincidental that before the US invasion, the Taliban had eradicated the opium crop in the Golden Crescent. Now, 90% of the world's heroin comes from Afghanistan.
Posted: Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:19AM
Not good in history
U.S. leaders often are just not good on history.
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2011 12:46PM
Not good in history
President Obama is expected to announce today a withdrawal of up to 10,000 U.S. troops by the end of the year. Under the plan, the United States would still have some 67,000 troops, plus thousands of contractors, in Afghanistan at the start of 2013—the same total as before last year’s surge.
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:11AM