By Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept, Nov. 6, 2015
Shortly after the news broke of the U.S. attack on a Doctors without Borders (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on October 3, 2015, there was abundant evidence suggesting (not proving, but suggesting) that the attack was no accident:
(1) MSF repeatedly told the U.S. military about the precise coordinates of its hospital, which had been operating for years;
(2) the Pentagon’s story about what happened kept changing, radically, literally on a daily basis;
(3) the exact same MSF hospital had been invaded by Afghan security forces three months earlier, demonstrating hostility toward the facility;
(4) the attack lasted more than 30 minutes and involved multiple AC-130 gunship flyovers, even as MSF officials frantically pleaded with the U.S. military to stop; and, most compellingly of all, (5) Afghan officials from the start said explicitly that the hospital was a valid and intended target due to the presence of Taliban fighters as patients.
Since then, the evidence that the attack was intentional has only grown…
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