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deserter

de zer ter

  • n  a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
  • n  a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)

  • But the Army appears eager to process and be rid of deserters; moreover, if the freshly discharged deserter skips out of alternative service, the Army cannot do anything unless .
  • His erstwhile magnificent army has dwindled to a single guard, and lifethe ultimate deserteris about to flee his court.
  • Or should he save the deserter's skin? Weinstock stuck by his belief in the immediate human act; he hid the soldier.
News & Articles

  • ‘Dirty Wars’ explores dark side of covert ops
    “Dirty Wars” Not rated. At Kendall Square Cinema. Grade: B More relevant than ever after the recent NSA revelations, “Dirty Wars” may remind you of “Zero Dark Thirty” or a Jason Bourne movie. That’s because director Rick Rowley (“Deserter”), composer David Harrington (“The Fountain”) and co-writer and journalist for The Nation magazine Jeremy Scahill made it that way.
    June 14, 2013 - Boston Herald
Quotes

  • Jose Ramos Horta in The Age
    Alfredo Reinado - an army deserter, involved in destabilising the country, he managed to get a million US dollars,Ramos Horta told ABC radio. "We will find out who gave the money - that we will go to the very bottom of the truth, otherwise...
  • Jason Kenney in Calgary CTV
    Being a deserter from voluntary military service in a democracy does not, in anyway, meet the standard international definition of a refugee......we're not going to contort the refugee laws to suit some people's political agenda,says Jason...
  • Alexei Ramírez in USA Today
    I do not consider myself a deserter. I took this step to be with my family,Ramirez told The Associated Press as he sat with wife and two young children at a Santo Domingo hotel.

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