Table of contents for Air power against terrorism : America's conduct of Operation Enduring Freedom / Benjamin S. Lambeth.

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CONTENTS
PREFACE	iii
SUMMARY	vii
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS	xxi
ABBREVIATIONS	xxiii
1.	INTRODUCTION	1
2.	A NATION GIRDS FOR WAR	10
ENSURING HOMELAND AIR DEFENSE	14
FORMING A COALITION	18
SHAPING A STRATEGY	29
CRAFTING A PLAN	38
THE BUILDUP OF FORCES	48
3.	THE UNITED STATES STRIKES BACK	57
THE OPERATIONAL SETTING	58
OPENING MOVES	61
FROM FIXED TO FLEETING TARGETS	73
CLOSING RANKS WITH THE OPPOSITION GROUPS	80
THE CAMPAIGN HITS A SLUMP	82
THE ALLIED CONTRIBUTION	90
THE FALL OF MAZAR-I-SHARIF AND KABUL	93
4.	A SHIFT IN STRATEGY	106
HUNTING DOWN AN ELUSIVE QUARRY	108
TOWARD THE CONSOLIDATION OF INITIAL GAINS	113
THE BATTLES OF TORA BORA AND ZHAWAR KILI	116
THE FINAL ROUT OF THE TALIBAN	120
5.	OPERATION ANACONDA	127
INITIAL PLANNING	128
A TROUBLED START	138
THE SHOWDOWN AT ROBERTS RIDGE	145
RECOVERING FROM THE INITIAL SETBACKS	149
THE ENDGAME OF ENDURING FREEDOM	155
ANACONDA ISSUES	158
TOWARD BETTER AIR-GROUND COORDINATION	171
6.	DISTINCTIVE ASPECTS AND ACHIEVEMENTS	180
DATA FUSION COMES OF AGE	183
A NEW AIR-GROUND SYNERGY	187
HUMANITARIAN RELIEF AND FORCE SUSTAINMENT	191
SPACE SUPPORT TO FORCE EMPLOYERS	200
CAOC OPERATIONS	204
THE BUILDUP AT MANAS	208
NEW TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS	210
7.	PROBLEMS IN EXECUTION	215
EARLY TENSIONS BETWEEN THE CAOC AND CENTCOM	216
THE IMPACT OF RULES-OF-ENGAGEMENT CONSTRAINTS	229
THE TREND TOWARD CENTRALIZED EXECUTION	239
INTEGRATING OTHER GOVERNMENT AGENCIES	244
THE COSTS OF THE HIGH OPERATING TEMPO	245
8.	CONCLUSIONS	249
INNOVATIONS IN FORCE EMPLOYMENT	250
PERSISTENT PROBLEMS IN NEED OF ATTENTION	253
ON BALANCE	264
BIBLIOGRAPHY	275

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Afghan War, 2001- -- United States.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Aerial operations, American.
War on Terrorism, 2001-.