Brain Wars

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Abby Zimet

With the news leaking that the suspect in the Afghanistan massacre was serving on his fourth combat deployment, the first three in Iraq where he reportedly suffered a traumatic brain injury, Democracy Now looks at the appallingly inadequate care given to soldiers with PTSD and brain injuries with an Iraq War veteran and the author of a ProPublica investigative series on the issue. And with an apparent attack aimed at Leon Panetta's arrival in Afghanistan, some wonder if that war's already over and lost, but only the soldiers know it.

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