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Pentagon Disciplines 16, Says Afghan Hospital Bombing Not a War Crime

The U.S. military has disciplined 16 service members for their role in a deadly air strike in Afghanistan last year that killed 42 people and destroyed a hospital run by the international medical charity Doctors Without Borders, and it has concluded the incident was not a war crime. General Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, told reporters Friday at the Pentagon that an investigation into the incident found the tragedy was a result of an “extraordinarily intense...

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