By Stephen D. Wrage
This quantity of essays-written by means of army officials who analyzed the intelligence, deliberate the missions, and flew the planes over Iraq, Kosovo, and Afghanistan-offers the main penetrating glance up to now on the realities of yankee precision air power.
When the gun-camera pictures from air moves through the Gulf warfare reached America's tv monitors, humans aroused from sleep to the staggering accuracy and tool of clever guns. but ten years' event has taught what those extraordinary guns can and can't do, and now, as American coverage makers glance to them to win the worldwide warfare on terrorism, it truly is necessary to comprehend the promise and the boundaries of immaculate war. This quantity of essays-written by means of army officials who analyzed the intelligence, deliberate the missions, and flew the planes over Iraq, Kosovo, and Afghanistan-offers the main penetrating glance up to now on the realities of yankee precision air power.
• The political context of utilizing strength from the air
• The theoretical issues considering using air strength to coerce an enemy
• An insider's view from normal Clark's headquarters as he commanded the Kosovo conflict effort
• The tensions among civilian and army leaderships in the course of the Kosovo war
• Precision guns and the paradoxes their use involves
• the talk surrounding while precision guns should be employed
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