Small Wars Journal

William Reno


William Reno is a Professor at Northwestern University and is Director of the Program of African Studies. He has authored several books, including Warfare in Independent Africa and Warlord Politics and African States, and has published numerous articles on state collapse and irregular warfare. His current projects include explaining rebel group cohesion in highly fragmented social environments, and measuring how officers in African militaries apply skills and connections from overseas military training to advance in their home country political and economic circles.

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