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A complete account of the contributions and obstacles of air energy within the Persian Gulf battle. positive factors 32 pages of newly published images.

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S. air power played a key role in all these post-Vietnam interventions. In some it played the only military role, as in the cases of the December 1983 strike into Lebanon and the April 1986 strikes into Libya. S. military power. S. interests. Moreover, increasingly it was being wielded in a joint environment that put a premium on operating with other arms and across the air forces of all services. S. 9 But for the most part the Reagan administration emphasized national self-confidence and strong mili­ tary capabilities while carefully picking its targets-the ill-fated Lebanon inter­ vention in 1983 being the only major exception.

Military power. S. interests. Moreover, increasingly it was being wielded in a joint environment that put a premium on operating with other arms and across the air forces of all services. S. 9 But for the most part the Reagan administration emphasized national self-confidence and strong mili­ tary capabilities while carefully picking its targets-the ill-fated Lebanon inter­ vention in 1983 being the only major exception. Even during the Iranian hostage crisis, the Carter administration with no good options attempted the ill-fated Desert One operation-an obvious demonstra­ tion of an increased willingness to use force when the stakes were high enough.

S. war machine was fighting a Third World enemy and not sional performance of their military establishment during the Gulf War. While 14 15 19 0wens ( 1 992), p. 53. For a similar assessment, see Stephen S. Rosenfeld, "Military Doctrine Today," The Washington Post, March 22, 199 1 , p. 23. 20Summers (1992), pp. 1 1 0, 243-245. Not only did Saddam face a band of professional soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen, he faced a force that had made enormous strides in exercising, operat­ ing, and fighting together.

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