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245 00 Air power in the new counterinsurgency era :|bthe
strategic importance of USAF advisory and assistance
missions /|cAlan J. Vick [and others].
260 Santa Monica, CA :|bRAND Corp.,|c2006.
300 1 online resource (xxiv, 180 pages) :|billustrations
338 online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier
347 data file|2rda
500 "Prepared for the United States Air Force."
504 Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-180).
505 0 Introduction -- The evolving insurgency challenge -- The
challenge of counterinsurgency: lessons from the Cold War
and after -- Grand strategy and counterinsurgency -- A new
framework for understanding and responding to insurgencies
-- The USAF role in countering insurgencies -- Conclusions
-- Appendix A: States afflicted by insurgency -- Appendix
B: Estimating manpower requirements for advisory
520 Often treated by Americans as an exceptional form of
warfare, insurgency is anything but. Spanning the globe,
centuries, and societies, insurgency is quite common.
Given the threat insurgency presents to U.S. interests and
allies around the world, the importance of
counterinsurgency is no surprise. However, history has
shown that insurgencies are rarely defeated by outside
powers. Rather, the best role for outsiders is an indirect
one: training, advising, and equipping the local nation,
which must win the war politically and militarily. And
while counterinsurgency might seem to be a task most
suited to ground forces, air power has much to contribute.
These facts combine to suggest that advising, training,
and equipping partner air forces will be a key component
of U.S. counterinsurgency efforts worldwide. The authors
note that, if the Air Force is to participate in these
tasks, it will need to make counterinsurgency an
institutional priority, developing the capabilities of its
personnel both as advisors and trainers and as combatants,
as well as developing the necessary institutional support
610 10 United States.|bAir Force.
650 0 Counterinsurgency|zUnited States.
650 0 Air power|zUnited States.
650 0 Military assistance, American.
650 0 Military missions.
650 0 World politics|y21st century.
655 0 Electronic book.
655 4 Electronic books.
655 7 Electronic books.|2lcgft
700 1 Vick, Alan.
710 2 JSTOR|eissuing body.
776 08 |iPrint version:|tAir power in the new counterinsurgency
era.|dSanta Monica, CA : RAND Corp., 2006|z0833039636
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