Anthropologists Discuss Veterans Issues

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  1. Folks might be interested in this article by Matthew Gutmann & Catherine Lutz ( from the current issue of Anthropology Now.

    Becoming Monsters in Iraq, Matthew Gutmann & Catherine Lutz
    “As many of 40 percent of combat veterans returning from Iraq are crippled from psychological problems. A growing number of anti-war veterans acknowledge the toll of post-traumatic stress, but refuse to let their suffering be claimed as a disorder. Instead, they see the trauma as the natural reaction to the acts of war.”

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