TITLE

Making Revolutionary Change: Airpower in COIN Today

AUTHOR(S)
DUNLAP, JR., CHARLES J.
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Summer2008, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the emerging role of airpower in the U.S. war in Iraq and the Afghan War. Details are included about the U.S. Army and Marine Corps' counterinsurgency manual, FM 3-24, and the lack of information on airpower in it. The manner in which the U.S. Armed Forces handles counterinsurgency combat is also explored.
ACCESSION #
34383412

 

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