We thank the following people for comments and suggestions: Huda Ahmed, Eli Berman, Chris Blattman, LTC Liam Collins, LTC Lee Ewing, Jim Fearon, COL Joe Felter, Kelly Grieco, Paul Huth, Kosuke Imai, Radha Iyengar, Stathis Kalyvas, Adam Meirowitz, Ulrich Müller, Doug Ollivant, Ken Schultz, Gaby Guerrero Serdán, Paul Staniland, John Stark, Elizabeth Wood, MAJ Matt Zais, and participants at the 2009 and 2010 annual meetings of the American Political Science Association, the Contentious Politics Workshop at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the Program on Order, Conflict, and Violence colloquium at Yale University, in addition to three anonymous reviewers and the AJPS editors. We thank Josh Borkowski, Zeynep Bulutgil, and Nils Weidmann for coding the district-level estimates of sectarian population. Most importantly, we thank our colleagues at Iraq Body Count for their years of hard work documenting the human costs of the war in Iraq. This material is based upon work supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) under Award No. FA9550–09–1–0314, by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Award No. CNS-0905086, and by the Army Research Office (ARO) under Award No. W911NF-11–1–0036. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the AFOSR, United States Department of Defense, NSF, or ARO. The Supplemental Evidence and data used for this article are available at http://www.princeton.edu/∼jns/.
Who Takes the Blame? The Strategic Effects of Collateral Damage
Article first published online: 14 SEP 2011
© 2011, Midwest Political Science Association
American Journal of Political Science
Volume 56, Issue 1, pages 167–187, January 2012
How to Cite
Condra, L. N. and Shapiro, J. N. (2012), Who Takes the Blame? The Strategic Effects of Collateral Damage. American Journal of Political Science, 56: 167–187. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-5907.2011.00542.x
- Issue published online: 17 JAN 2012
- Article first published online: 14 SEP 2011
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