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The 5% Rule and Indiscriminate Killing of Civilians

Source: Satellite image of Qabun neighborhood, 18 July 2012, (c)DigitalGlobe A remarkably successful bombing yesterday in Damascus has me reflecting on Mark Lichbach’s 5% Rule conjecture that no government can survive an active mobilization of five percent of its citizens.   … Continue reading

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