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August 19, 2014
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Yale historian Jay Winter: War is a Pandora’s Box

Jay Winter, the Charles J. Stille Professor of History and editor of the recently published three-volume “Cambridge History of the First World War,” recently spoke to YaleNews about how WWI has impacted the 20th century, what lessons can be learned … Continue reading

November 23, 2013
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Playing with future of British armed forces

Social scientists are to examine whether action figure dolls help form children’s opinions on war and have a role to play in shaping the future of our armed forces. It is the first time research has examined the role of … Continue reading

October 16, 2013
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Study: Nearly 500,000 perished in Iraq war

Researchers from four universities, including the University of Washington, estimate that nearly a half-million people died from causes attributable to the war in Iraq from 2003 through 2011. The results, from the first population-based survey since 2006 to estimate war-related … Continue reading

September 12, 2013
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Is War Really Disappearing? A New Analysis Suggests Not

Countries May Simply Have Less Ability to Fight COLUMBUS, Ohio – While some researchers have claimed that war between nations is in decline, a new analysis suggests we shouldn’t be too quick to celebrate a more peaceful world. The study … Continue reading

December 11, 2012
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Christmas Miracle

Author discusses World War I Christmas truce at UDARF luncheon An unbelievable thing happened during the first holiday season of World War I — peace broke out. How the killing stopped for a few days in northern France and Flanders … Continue reading

December 8, 2012
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‘Disposable Heroes’

UD sociologist writes book about ‘betrayal’ of African American veterans For the University of Delaware’s Benjamin Fleury-Steiner, research for his new book Disposable Heroes: The Betrayal of African American Veterans was uncomfortable and disquieting. An associate professor of sociology, Fleury-Steiner … Continue reading

November 1, 2012
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PTSD Consortium

Researchers seek better ways to diagnose, treat disorder Tania Roth studies what happens to the brain when stress occurs early in life, seeking to pinpoint how those kinds of bad experiences can cause molecular changes to DNA. Now, by participating … Continue reading

October 10, 2012
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Amazonian Tribal Warfare Sheds Light on Modern Violence, Says MU Anthropologist

Developing a shared sense of global community could help reduce major episodes of violence In the tribal societies of the Amazon forest, violent conflict accounted for 30 percent of all deaths before contact with Europeans, according to a recent study … Continue reading