Working Paper 05 Armies, Stealth Fighters and Homeland Defence
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Stand Alone Publication / Monograph
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Working Paper 05 Armies, Stealth Fighters and Homeland Defence

A diverse range of responses to the attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon, including military, diplomatic, economic and social measures, is already being pursued against the organisation primarily responsible, the Al Qaeda network, and its sponsors, and will be extended in the future. This paper is concerned with military responses.Two aspects of the war against terrorism as demonstrated by the American-led military campaign against Al Qaeda and the Taliban demand the serious attention of responsible officials.

By
Alan Stephens
Working Paper 03 Kosovo Targeting
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Stand Alone Publication / Monograph
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Working Paper 03 Kosovo Targeting - A Bureaucratic and Legal Nightmare: The Implications for US/Australian Interoperability

Immediately prior to Operation Allied Force,2 President Clinton of the United States of America (US) announced to the nation that he would not commit ground troops to Kosovo. It was to be an air war — a re-run of the successful use of air power in Operation Desert Storm in the 1991 Gulf War — and a strategy conducive to ‘zero casualties’ for US forces. This essay discusses how the legal and moral judgements of leaders were challenged.

By
Kathryn Cochrane
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