TITLE

Swords into Plowshares?

AUTHOR(S)
Hanson, Victor Davis
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
American (19328117);Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the capability of Iraqi insurgents to counter the weapons system utilized by the U.S. Armed Forces. Militants used roadside improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in targeting soldiers using Humvee vehicles. He notes that it is difficult to predict the outcome of the use of pilotless airborne surveillance craft in Iraq. He asserts that the armed forces is facing the challenge of preventing enemies from acquiring sophisticated weapons and tactical manuals to counter the ones being used by the U.S.
ACCESSION #
28602899

 

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