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The Resource Operations against enemy leaders, Stephen T. Hosmer

Operations against enemy leaders, Stephen T. Hosmer

Label
Operations against enemy leaders
Title
Operations against enemy leaders
Statement of responsibility
Stephen T. Hosmer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This report assesses the political-military efficacy of U.S. operations to remove senior enemy leaders. Three forms of leadership attacks are assessed: (1) operations that aim to directly attack the leader's person, (2) operations that are designed to foment and facilitate the leader's overthrow by an internal coup or rebellion, and (3) operations that aim to secure the leader's overthrow through takedown by external military forces. Among other issues, the report examines the prerequisites of the effective use of U.S. air power in direct attacks and in support of coups, rebellions, and takedowns. The report analyzes some 24 cases of leadership attack conducted or planned by the United States and other powers during the past 50 years. These past cases provide important insights about both the policy and the operational dimensions of leadership attacks ..."--Preface
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hosmer, Stephen T
Dewey number
327.1273
Funding information
Sponsored by the United States Air Force.
Index
no index present
LC call number
JC328.5
LC item number
.H67 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rand Corporation
  • Project Air Force (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insurgency
  • Coups d'état
  • Assassination
  • United States
Label
Operations against enemy leaders, Stephen T. Hosmer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "MR-1385-AF."
  • "Prepared for the United States Air Force."
  • "MR-1385-AF"--P. [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-151)
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Attacking leaders directly -- Ch. 3. Facilitating coups or rebellions -- Ch. 4. Taking down regimes with external military force -- Ch. 5. Concluding observations
Control code
47200382
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 151 p.
Isbn
9780833030283
Lccn
2001041740
Label
Operations against enemy leaders, Stephen T. Hosmer
Publication
Note
  • "MR-1385-AF."
  • "Prepared for the United States Air Force."
  • "MR-1385-AF"--P. [4] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-151)
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Attacking leaders directly -- Ch. 3. Facilitating coups or rebellions -- Ch. 4. Taking down regimes with external military force -- Ch. 5. Concluding observations
Control code
47200382
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 151 p.
Isbn
9780833030283
Lccn
2001041740

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