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Twitter compatriot and fellow foreign policy female Sarah Shoker was kind enough to join in to my discussion of civilian casualties from American airstrikes. Sarah is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at McMaster University. Her dissertation focuses on the intersection between gender, counterinsurgency, and drone warfare. When media does not include numbers […]

Airpower in Afghanistan

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In Robert Farley
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On February 20, 2013
My latest at the Diplomat concerns Karzai’s limitations on the use of coalition airpower in support of ANA operations: Given that Afghan Army ground forces have yet to demonstrate a clear advantage over their Taliban counterparts, airpower really is the Afghan government’s“asymmetric advantage.” Whatever the Taliban may have, it lacks the tools that airpower provides, including […]
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