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Air Power, Insurgency and the "War on Terror" Paperback – 26 Oct 2009

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  • Paperback: 310 pages
  • Publisher: RAF Centre for Air Power Studies; 1st Edition edition (26 Oct. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003ZP8GGM
  • Package Dimensions: 21 x 14.6 x 1.8 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,069,076 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Introduction. Air power and insurgency: some preliminary thoughts / Joel Hayward -- Chapter 1. The air power profession: adaptations to continuity and change in the strategic environment / Matthew R H Uttley -- Chapter 2. Air power and insurgency: early RAF doctrine / Neville Parton -- Chapter 3. Royal Air Force operations in South-West Arabia 1917-1967 / Peter Dye -- Chapter 4. Unnecessary or unsung? the strategic role of air power in Britain's colonial counter-insurgencies / Andrew Mumford and Caroline Kennedy-Pipe -- Chapter 5. "Looks suspicious": the US Marines' air campaign against the Sandino insurgents of Nicaragua 1927-1933 / Richard Grossman -- Chapter 6. The RAF in counter-insurgency warfare: British intervention in Greece, 1944-45 / Christina J M Goulter -- Chapter 7. Techniques and gadgets, hearts and minds: an analysis of Operation Ranch Hand / Evelyn Krache Morris -- Chapter 8. Night of the Flying Hooligans: Soviet army aviation and air force operations during the war in Afghanistan 1979-1989 / Thomas Withington -- Chapter 9. Air power's role in assymetric operations: the case of the second Lebanon War / Sarah E Kreps -- Chapter 10. Air power and ethics in the age of the global salafi jihad / A M Ashraf -- Chapter 11. Starting with a blank sheet: principles of war for a new century / Phillip S Meilinger -- Air power and counter-insurgency: back to the basics / James S Corum -- Chapter 13. The use of air power today: have new ethical challenges occurred? / Steinar Sanderød -- Chapter 14. Neglected contributors: the continental European air powers / Christian F Anrig.

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