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Catastrophic Interdiction: Air Power and the Collapse of the Iraqi Field Army in the 2003 War

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Catastrophic Interdiction: Air Power and the Collapse of the Iraqi Field Army in the 2003 War. Examines how air power helped bring about the collapse of the Iraqi Republican Guard and regular army in the 2003 war. Compares the air campaigns of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Desert Storm, and estimates combatant casualties due to air interdiction in the 2003 war. By Carl Conetta .

 

By Project on Defense Alternatives , US.

Defense Policy Resource.


Trends in the Incidence of International Terror Attacks on Americans After the Cold War

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Trends in the Incidence of International Terror Attacks on Americans After the Cold War. This briefing memo addresses trends in the incidence of terror in the post-Cold War period by comparing the number of international terror attacks on American interests with the overall number of terror attacks worldwide. By Charles Knight and Melissa Murphy.

 

By Project on Defense Alternatives , US.

Defense Policy Resource.


Civilian Casualties in the 2003 Iraq War: A Compendium of Accounts and Reports

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Civilian Casualties in the 2003 Iraq War: A Compendium of Accounts and Reports. compiled by Melissa Murphy and Carl Conetta of the Project on Defense Alternatives. This compendium collects excerpts of journalistic and other accounts of the civilian cost of the Iraq war in three categories: 1. Reports from hospitals and cemeteries that provide partial overviews of the extent of civilian and other casualties in the 2003 Iraq war; 2. Accounts of individual incidents of civilian fatalities resulting from combat operations; and, 3. Accounts pertaining to public health and hospital conditions during the war and after. The compendium is meant to serve as a database for further investigation of the modes and dynamics of conflict that generate non-combatant casualties.

 

By Project on Defense Alternatives , US.

Defense Policy Resource.