Military personnel in the US are increasingly in deep distress. The defense budget is hundreds of billions of dollars but it ends up in the pockets of defense companies. As a result, troops, veterans and military families are suffering. Continue Reading
Andrea Mazzarino co-founded Brown University’s Costs of War Project. She has held various clinical, research, and advocacy positions, including at a Veterans Affairs PTSD Outpatient Clinic, with Human Rights Watch, and at a community mental health agency. She is the co-editor of War and Health: The Medical Consequences of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Global War on Terror, launched after the 9/11 attacks and then fought disastrously forever, has led to extremism coming home to roost in the US. Continue ReadingNovember 30, 2022