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Even with competitive national service, motivating soldiers is important. Elisabeth Braw discusses what motivates conscripts during their service with Nina Hellum, a social anthropologist at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment. Hellum specialises in soldier behaviour and has just completed a report on conscript motivation.

On the Cusp is a monthly podcast from the Modern Deterrence Project at RUSI. Hosted by Elisabeth Braw, each month Elisabeth interviews an innovative leader combating new national security threats.

Thanks to Willis Towers Watson. The show is produced by Tom Ascott. 

Keep up to date with the Modern Deterrence Project on the RUSI website here. 

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The show is also available on Spotify and iTunes Podcasts. 

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Elisabeth Braw

Whilst at RUSI, Elisabeth Braw directed RUSI's Modern Deterrence project, which focuses on how governments, business and civil society... read more

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