‘Working Out’ PTSD – Exercise is a Vital Part of Treatment

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Targeted exercise programs can improve the physical and mental health of patients with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Sean Davis gives a haunting first-person account of the inhumanity (and the humanity) of war.

They say it’s a GOP Wave. Hope You’re a Good Swimmer

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Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.

Kurdish Female Freedom Fighters, Equal in War

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Kurdish women more than prove their equality and metal as freedom fighters. Will they be equal in peace as well?

Boots on the Ground? This Question Takes Me Back to 2003, and ‘Stuff Happens’

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews David Hare’s “Stuff Happens”.

Do Americans Want War Or Peace?

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It’s hard to tell what type of foreign policy American voters actually want. In fact they might not care that much about the rest of the world at all.

Safe from ISIS? Yes or NO, Panic is never the Answer!

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With terror groups sophisticated use of social media and misinformation, panic and overreaction are not valid options. Measured, informed and solid security measured are.

Bill Maher: Is ISIS a Real Threat to the US or a Fool’s Errand?

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Are we repeating a failed foreign policy and wasting immense resources (blood and treasure) better spent on challenges of Climate Change, Unemployment, Income Inequality, Education,Economic Growth…?

US Starts Air Strikes on Syria as Shadowy New Threat Emerges

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Having failed to stop IS’s incremental advances in Iraq, the US is now going for its core resources across the Syrian border.

Will Congress Vote to Authorize Airstrikes in Iraq?

A Royal Air Force Tornado F3 from XI Sqn, based at RAF Leeming, during Exercise Magic Carpet 2005.

Unfortunately for us, Congress is refusing to grapple with the current crisis in Iraq and Syria.

Do More Americans Want a More Active U.S. in World Affairs?

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With ISIS becoming a growing threat and potential global destabilizing force, should The U.S. take a leadership role, as part of a large international effort, to defeat it?

Are You Losing Your Compassion?

Are You Losing Your Compassion

What does compassion mean to you and how does it show up in your daily life?

We Need To Be Brave And Stand Up To Evil

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In the aftermath of the Rotherham Child Exploitation scandal, too much focus has been put on the ethnicity and religion of the criminals. Andrew Lawes believes fear is the real issue. He wants to help you be brave.

ISIS. The next big US Middle East War?

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Should America lead the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and can we live with the consequences if we don’t?

1,071 Murdered Since 1992: More Must be Done to Protect Journalists Like James Foley

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Media organisations have a responsibility to look after their staff – too many journalists are being killed for doing their jobs.

Good Morning Iraq

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Good Morning Vietnam showed us the effects of the USA’s war in Vietnam, do we need a Good Morning Iraq too?