Sara Plana

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science

PhD Student

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

4

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369

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Scholarly Papers (4)

1.

Loyalty Can't Be Bought: Explaining Military Defection during Civilian Uprisings against Autocracies

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2017-20
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2017
Sara Plana
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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Defection, Military, Uprising, Autocracies, Autocracy, Loyalty

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If At First You Don't Succeed: Explaining the Puzzle of Unchanging Russian Counterinsurgency Doctrine

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2019-05
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Apr 2019
Sara Plana
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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counterinsurgency, strategy, doctrine, innovation, military, insurgency, collateral damage, violence, military learning

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'Proxies' and the Public: Testing the Statist Bias in Public Support for Military Aid

MIT Political Science Department Research Paper No. 2020-9
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Oct 2020
Sara Plana
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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proxy, bias, military support, aid

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Anatomy of a Safe Area: The Military Requirements of Humanitarian Protection During Civil Wars

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
Sara Plana
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, Department of Political Science
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safe zone, Syrian civil war, Syria, safe area, humanitarian protection, military, military strategy, civil wars, campaign analysis