Exploring the Reasons Behind Going AWOL

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Since the invasion of Iraq three years ago, thousands of American men and women have gone AWOL — absent without official leave. A former soldier discusses why he fled, and experts examine the legal prospects of amnesty for American deserters.


Jeremy Hinzman, served in Afghanistan; fled to Canada two years ago, seeking refugee status

Charles Moskos, professor of military sociology at Northwestern University

David Price, retired navy JAG lawyer; currently with the law firm McCormack & Associates



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