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Over 30,000 US Veterans of Post-9/11 Wars Have Killed Themselves Since 2001

By Julia Conley on Sunday, June 27, 2021

“As we come closer to the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, we must reflect on the mental health cost of the Global War on Terror.” New research released Monday shows the post-9/11 wars launched by the U.S. military since 2001 have resulted in over 30,000 suicides by active duty American solders and veterans—over four times the number killed in combat operations. According to Brown University’s Costs of War Project—established in…