War & Peace

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Pro-Russian fighters in Ukraine on Friday announced that they will reject further peace talks, signaling further instability at the end of deadliest week of the conflict. "Attempts to talk about a cease-fire will no longer be undertaken by our side," the Associated Press reports the main separatist leader, Alexander Zakharchenko, as saying. The...
Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23 2015 (IPS) - When the East African nation of Somalia,...
Casey L. Coombs and Jeremy Scahill, The Intercept
Sanaa – Yemeni President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi, his prime minister and entire...

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Over 230,000 veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan - roughly the same number as those with PTSD - are said to suffer from both wars' signature injury: blast neurotrauma, or so-called "mild traumatic brain injury" from IED explosions and other "blast events." With alarmingly little known about a devastating but invisible "war on the brain," one project seeks to help veterans vent the pain and rage behind their daily masks by proclaiming the force of explosions that "rattle the earth around you."