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“Why were you destroying government property in Afghanistan?”

Malcolm Potts, professor of population and family planning | October 20, 2013

I first went to Afghanistan in December 1969. I still remember the bitter cold. USAID had begun to invest in family planning and an American gynecologist had been assigned to the US embassy in Kabul to start a program. He was who had invented a new experimental  intrauterine device. It looked to me rather like a … Continue reading »

ADD meds and PTSD among our troops

Somerset Perry, Berkeley Law alumnus | April 26, 2012

Since the start of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, an increasing percentage of deployed soldiers are returning with post-traumatic stress disorder, from 0.2% in 2002 to 22% in 2008. While some of this rise is likely attributable to the redeployment of the same soldiers and increased reporting and diagnosis, an article in this week’s … Continue reading »