How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone

"What's the worst that could happen?" Famous last words, spoken by the perpetually unprepared. Don't let yourself get caught flat-footed when hostilities boil over into armed conflict. Read these tips from experienced war correspondent Rosie Garthwaite, which tell you how to keep your head when others are losing theirs (whether to panic or decapitation).

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