TITLE

Hit the Ground

PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;11/19/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 21, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers observations on the U.S. military policy in Afghanistan. Reliance of the U.S. military on airpower, proxies and special operation forces; Conceit that wars can be fought without resulting in large numbers of casualties, which reflects public opinion about the technological and operational superiority of U.S. forces; Notion that ground forces in Afghanistan have been outsourced by the U.S.; Suggestion that without ground troops, this war may not result in a decisive victory.
ACCESSION #
5504640

 

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