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Child abuse is the biggest contributor to mental health problems in the Canadian Armed Forces

Article title: Contribution of the Mission in Afghanistan to the Burden of Past-year Mental Disorders in Canadian Armed Forces Personnel, 2013 From The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry Among the mental health disorders reported in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in … Continue reading

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How Afghanistan was broken: The disaster of the Soviet intervention

From International Area Studies Review As the US-led, NATO-organized and UN-mandated operation in Afghanistan draws to an uncertain end there is no point in looking back at the protracted disaster of the Soviet intervention to try and draw parallels with … Continue reading

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Witnessing the UK Wootton Bassett repatriations through media images: Implications for victimology

Witnessing Wootton Bassett: An exploration in cultural victimology From Crime Media Culture Wootton Bassett is a small town in England. It is situated close to the Royal Air Force Lyneham base where service personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are … Continue reading

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A bleak prediction for the stability of Afghanistan and Iraq

Perfect Storms? Political Instability in Imposed Polities and the Futures of Iraq and Afghanistan From: Journal of Conflict Resolution How stable will the new democratic political systems be in Iraq and Afghanistan? This analysis offers a grim prognosis for domestic peace … Continue reading

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