Contemporary Counterinsurgency and Airpower Introduction The post-Cold War era has seen counterinsurgency innovations whose changes are debated with attention to higher or lower risks posed to civilian populations, and as all counterinsurgency stresses winning hearts and minds that cannot be done when too repressive measures are taken. Advances in military aviation should prompt questions of what might not be commendable or even acceptable about technologies or methods, in a dimension of military science that can be much under-appreciated by civilian spokespersons rather given to ulterior stereotypes of the military, at large. Whereas observers may presume that all Air planning and development is oriented towards power as capability,...The end:
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