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U.S.-Iran Nuclear Agreement Could Help with Problems in Syria and Iraq

The U.S. stands at the brink of its best chance for better relations with Iran than it has had in 34 years—a prospect that would avoid another Persian Gulf conflict. But the agreement with Iran on its nuclear program also could pay dividends in terms of the Syrian crisis and possible enlisting of Iranian support to stabilize Iraq and Afghanistan as the US draws down its military presence in the region.

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RTI International Report Describes Lessons Learned from U.S.-Financed Local Governance Program in Post-War Iraq

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Recognizing widespread criticism that the U.S. mishandled reconstruction in post-war Iraq, a new report from researchers at RTI International explores the progress made in establishing basic public administration practices and political processes to better serve citizens in a post-conflict society, an area that has mostly gone unnoticed by the media.

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Repeat Brain Injury Raises Soldiers' Suicide Risk

Suicide risk is higher among military personnel with more lifetime TBIs, even after controlling for clinical symptom severity. Results of the study show that multiple TBIs, which are common among military personnel, may contribute to increased risk for suicide.

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Report Argues for a National Veterans Strategy

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Policy recommendations build from examination of more than 1,300 federal and state policies, executive orders and agency directives impacting veterans and their families; highlights benefits of a coordinated national approach.

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Geisinger PTSD Expert Available to Speak on Military Suicide Rate

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Breaking News Experts Needed: 1) Pope Benedict Retires, 2) Severe Weather in Southeast, Northeast US, 3) Obama State of the Union Feb 12, more...

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"From War to Home: Through the Veteran’s Lens"

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In a unique photography exhibit at Penn Nursing, 40 veterans turn cameras on their experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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International Law Expert on Remote Drone Strikes Available to Talk with Media

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Veterans with Mild TBI Have Brain Abnormalities

A study by psychiatrists with University of Iowa Health Care finds that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) have measurable abnormalities in the white matter of their brains when compared to returning veterans who have not experienced TBI.

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Cultural Historian/Military Expert/TU Prof/Author Of "America's Army" Can Comment on Women in Combat

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