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Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars (Book Review)

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Theodore McLaughlin's book Desertion: Trust and Mistrust in Civil Wars reviewed by Professor Alec Worsnop.

What leads some individuals to keep fighting during civil wars despite the risk it entails? Why do some organizations have many committed fighters, whereas others experience widespread desertion? In this exciting and thoughtful book, Theodore McLauchlin argues that these questions are intricately related.


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