Grounded: The Case for Abolishing the United States Air Force

Grounded: The Case for Abolishing the United States Air Force

by Robert M. Farley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813144955
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 03/28/2014
Series: Studies in Conflict, Diplomacy and Peace Series
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Robert M. Farley is an assistant professor at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce at the University of Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 American Airpower and the Military Services 9

2 Air Force Independence and Air Force Culture 27

3 Airpower, Morality, and Lawfare 45

4 The Struggle for the RAF and the Roots of American Airpower 65

5 From Army Air Service to Air Force 85

6 American Airpower in the Era of Limited War 103

7 Global Reach, Global Power in the Post-Cold War Era 123

8 Drone Warfare 141

9 The Way Forward 161

Conclusion 181

Acknowledgments 191

Notes 193

Selected Bibliography 227

Index 231

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