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Military disciplines about 16 in Afghanistan hospital attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — About 16 U.S. military personnel, including a two-star general, have been disciplined for mistakes that led to the bombing of a civilian hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people, a senior U.S. 419 more words

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US troops disciplined over Afghan hospital bombing

By: AP

About 16 US military personnel, including one general, have been disciplined in relation to the bombing of a civilian hospital in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people, a senior US official said. 292 more words


No Criminal Charges for U.S. Personnel Involved in Deadly Afghan Airstrike

The U.S. military will punish 16 servicemembers — including a two-star general — for a deadly airstrike on a charity hospital in Afghanistan last October that killed 42 doctors, medical staff and patients, defense officials confirmed to Foreign Policy. 623 more words

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Up to 16 servicemen to be disciplined following hospital air strike in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon plans to announce Friday that up to 16 members of the military will be disciplined for their role in the October airstrike against a hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, that killed as many as 42 people. 643 more words


Pukhtūnwalī in the light of the Qur’ān and Sunnah

Author:Abu Yusuf ʿUthmān Ibn Farooq al-Yūsufzaī

All praise is due to Allah, may peace and blessing be upon his servant and Messenger Muhammad (sallallaahu alayhi wasallam) and on his household and all of his Companions. 2.181 more words


Drones kill more civilians than manned war planes. Why? That’s a state secret.

PrivacySOS | April 26, 2016

In his first public comments on the US drone campaign in Pakistan, President Obama described it as “a targeted, focused effort at people who are on a list of active terrorists who are trying to go in and harm Americans, hit American facilities, American bases, and so on.” In 2011, then-national security advisor to the president John Brennan…

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Tausend strahlende Sonnen (Khaled Hosseini)

Nur wenige Bücher haben es bisher geschafft, mich weinend und erschüttert zurück zu lassen, nachdem ich sie ausgelesen hatte. „Tausend strahlende Sonnen“ gehört auf jeden Fall dazu. 781 more words

Khaled Hosseini