Did The U.S. Commit A War Crime By Killing Civilians?

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A U.S. airstrike hit a hospital killing several civilians. A general later called the strike a mistake. So, did the U.S. commit a war crime?

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UN says Afghan hospital bombing may be war crime
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/afghan-hospital-bombing-war-crime-msf-kunduz-151003151257396.html
“The suspected US-led air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed at least 19 people, including 12 members of Doctors Without Borders (MSF), was “inexcusable” and possibly criminal, the UN’s human rights chief has said, as the Pentagon ordered an investigation into the deadly raid.”

Lives and Statistics: Are 90% of War Victims Civilians?
http://www.iiss.org/en/publications/survival/sections/2010-e7df/survival–global-politics-and-strategy-june-july-2010-af5f/52-3-10-roberts-5d9c
“An oft-quoted statistic draws attention to the terrible impact that certain wars have had on civilian populations, but as a generalisation about all wars since 1990 it is based on shaky foundations.”

International Criminal Court
http://www.icc-cpi.int/NR/rdonlyres/04D143C8-19FB-466C-AB77-4CDB2FDEBEF7/143682/OTP_letter_to_senders_re_Iraq_9_February_2006.pdf
“The Office of the Prosecutor has received over 240 communications concerning the situation in Iraq.”

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