International Law and the Politics of Urban Air Operations / Edition 1 by Matthew C. Waxman | 9780833028167 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
International Law and the Politics of Urban Air Operations / Edition 1

International Law and the Politics of Urban Air Operations / Edition 1

by Matthew C. Waxman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0833028162

ISBN-13: 9780833028167

Pub. Date: 05/05/2000

Publisher: RAND Corporation

Urban environments pose many difficulties for those planning and conducting military operations within the boundaries of international law and self-imposed political constraints. Whereas the speed and agility of air power, plus its ability to deliver firepower precisely (and with relatively low risk to U.S. personnel), may make it the instrument of choice, the

Overview

Urban environments pose many difficulties for those planning and conducting military operations within the boundaries of international law and self-imposed political constraints. Whereas the speed and agility of air power, plus its ability to deliver firepower precisely (and with relatively low risk to U.S. personnel), may make it the instrument of choice, the heightened risk of collateral damage when operating in urban environments partially offsets U.S. technological superiority.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833028167
Publisher:
RAND Corporation
Publication date:
05/05/2000
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.26(d)
Lexile:
1860L (what's this?)

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