Afghanistan's Mentally Ill and the Risk to US Troops

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The Diplomat carries an interesting piece on insurgents using mentally ill Afghans to carry out suicide attacks. It would be nice to see more reporting in the mainstream media on the myriad of challenges ISAF forces face fighting the insurgency, not to mention the deplorable conditions of Afghanistan’s mental health system. 

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Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (Dec. 30, 2002) – USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) are on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class John L. Beeman. (RELEASED)