PBS NewsHour

U.S. Soldier Suicides Spike Even as Deployment Declines

Clip: 08/17/2012 | 8m 3s

There were two more 'green on blue' attacks by Afghan troops on U.S. and coalition forces. And the U.S. military has seen active-duty and veteran soldier suicides more than double since last year. Jeffrey Brown talks to Time magazine's Mark Thompson on the situation in Afghanistan, and suicides increasing as deployments decline.

Aired: 08/17/12

Rating: NR

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