Monthly Archives: May 2011

Veterans Deaths by the Numbers

Written by Aaron Glantz May 28, 2011 (Bay Citizen) – For years, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has claimed it does not track the number of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who have died since leaving the military. But a … Continue reading

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Troop Morale Down, Mental Problems up in Afghanistan; Military Doubles Mental Aid at the Front

Written by Associated Press May 19, 2011 (Washington Post) – As fighting and casualties in Afghanistan’s war reached an all-time high, U.S. soldiers and Marines there reported plunging morale and the highest rates of mental health problems in five years. … Continue reading

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McCain Says Torture Did Not Lead to bin Laden

‘This is a moral debate. It is about who we are,’ says Ariz. Republican, former POW Written by MSNBC May 12, 2011 (MSNBC) – Waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques were not a factor in tracking down Osama bin Laden, … Continue reading

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