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The Phrase That’s Screwing Up the Afghan Air War

December 9th, 2009 12:32 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

The rules of the new Afghanistan air war appear to be pretty straight-ahead. If a commander on the ground declares that his troops are “in contact” — coming under fire — then drones and fighter jets and attack helicopters will immediately streak to his location. Too bad no one can agree on what “troops in contact” really means.

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