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The Fort Hood Shooter Didn't Have PTSD, So Can We Please Stop Insulting People With Post-Traumatic Stress?

Belleruth Naparstek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Belleruth Naparstek

It's good to see public discussion about posttraumatic stress and concern for the health and welfare of our troops. But I don't think the events at Fort Hood had anything to do with posttraumatic stress.

A Modest Proposal: Make the Pentagon Our Very Own Ministry of Culture!

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

The Obama-Biden team announced it would "expand cultural and arts exchanges throughout the world." But these words, despite their honorable intentions, have not resulted in much noticeable action.

Who Should Be Secretary of Defense?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Feffer

At this critical juncture, we don't need someone at the head of the Pentagon who is satisfied with the status quo. Here's a suggestion: Antonio Taguba.