I became a foreign correspondent because I wanted to find out how the world works. When I was growing up, I liked to write and I wanted to travel. I was interested in politics, too, like any other teenager in the 1960s in America when so much was happening.
Resources for War & Civil Conflict
Last month in Bonn, Germany, news media, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, politicians, artists, entrepreneurs and scientists from all over the world came together to discuss conflict in a multimedia age. The Dart Center organized panels on "The Trauma Factor: The Missing Ingredient in Conflict Journalism" and "Surviving Kidnap": You now can download or listen online to the audio.
The deadliest soldier-on-soldier incident among U.S. servicemembers since the beginning of the Iraq war occurred yesterday. Sgt. John M. Russell has been charged with five counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault after opening fire upon staff at a combat stress clinic at Camp Liberty, Iraq.
This five-part investigative series examines the brutality of sexual violence in conflict zones and the medical, humanitarian, legal, and political response to it. Originally aired on Public Radio International's "The World" between January and June, 2008.
A story about combat-related psychological injury by M.L. Lyke of The Seattle Post-Intelligencer. See the subheading, "GETTING HELP," near the bottom of the story, for an example of a sidebar with contact information for veterans' resources.
The Iraq War Clinician Guide was developed by members of the National Center for PTSD and the Department of Defense. It was developed specifically for clinicians and addresses the unique needs of veterans of the Iraq war.
Caught between a militant separatist uprising and brutal government suppression, Kashmiris of various religious backgrounds are turning to Sufi holy men to cope with stress both psychological and social.
When a situation is extremely difficult, often one keeps filming. It’s not possible to take on board entirely what’s going on. When it comes back to you — when it really sinks in — is when you have quiet time afterwards. Then you can reflect on what’s happened. That may be a ten-minute break in a firefight, or it may be on the long walk home.