Tagged: Iraq

An analysis of President Obama’s Iraq Address

President Obama spoke from the Oval Office on Tuesday night declaring “it’s time to turn the page” on the seven-year combat mission in Iraq. International Relations professor William Keylor gave his analysis of the president’s speech in an interview on NECN saying “This war is coming to an end not with a bang, but with […]

Lee Woodruff to Present Meredith E. Drench Lecture

Lee Woodruff will give the 2010 Meredith E. Drench Lecture today at  Sargent College at 5:00 PM. The talk, titled Life Changes in an Instant: A Caregivers Journey,  chronicles the journey of Woodruff’s family after her husband, journalist Bob Woodruff, was injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq. The critically acclaimed story has garnered national […]

International Relations professor William Keylor on Obama’s 100 days in Iraq

PTSD and women in combat

Of the 190,000 military women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001, 20 percent of them will likely develop post-traumatic stress disorder, (PTSD) a debilitating, life-threatening anxiety disorder. With women returning from combat deployments in greater numbers than ever before in U.S. history, the Department of Veteran Affairs is scrambling to meet a […]