Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Doctors Without Borders Calls U.S. Bombing Of Hospital A "War Crime"

Is it just me or is this crazy?


Blogger Pete Mack said...

Crazy how? That the US bombed a MSF hospital? That MSF is really pissed off with the US explanation and apology, or lack thereof?

3:21 AM  
Blogger Winston Smith said...

The assertion that it was intentional.

7:47 AM  
Blogger Pete Mack said...

Well it was "intentional" by at least one metric: They hit it with several air strikes, despite it being on the list of known MSF sites via GPS coordinates. MSF is challenging the US to put up or shut up about how they got this so wrong.

9:49 PM  
Blogger Winston Smith said...

Did you think I meant that we accidentally dropped the bombs? Because nobody thinks it was unintentional in *that* sense.

Anybody who thinks that the U.S. intentionally bombed the shit out of a Doctors Without Borders hospital is nuts.

9:57 PM  
Anonymous cb said...

AP: "The special operations analysts had assembled a dossier that included maps with the hospital circled... The intelligence suggested the hospital was being used as a Taliban command and control center and may have housed heavy weapons."


7:02 PM  
Blogger Winston Smith said...

I also read somewhere that our Afghan allies like to call in U.S. airstrikes on people they have personal beefs with...

7:27 PM  

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