TITLE

Cutting Through The Fog Of War

AUTHOR(S)
Meigs, James
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Popular Mechanics;Feb2005, Vol. 182 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the Iraq war. In the weeks leading up to the operation to reclaim the insurgent-held Iraqi city of Fallujah, the American press focused on the inherent dangers of urban warfare. Many feared that the coalition forces would be at a disadvantage in the narrow streets and chaotic warrens of that ancient city. And it's true that the battle for Fallujah offered enormous challenges to the U.S. soldiers and Marines who did the bulk of the fighting. Throughout history, military technology has become ever more lethal. But as West's article makes clear, our military's growing use of unmanned Aerial Vehicles, reflects a largely unsung revolution in military thinking.
ACCESSION #
15619794

 

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