No-Fly Zones (NFZ): Strategic, Operational, and Legal Considerations for Congress
What constitutes internat. "authorization" for the establishment of a NFZ? The concept of authorization is typically considered to be linked to the ideas of both "legality" and "legitimacy". Express authorization from the U.N. Security Council provides the clearest legal basis for imposing a NFZ. Contents of this report: Strategy; Internat. Authorization; Congressional Authorization; Operations; Costs; The Case of Libya: Congressional Action; Admin. Perspectives; Internat. Steps Regarding NFZ: U.N. Authorization; Other Org. and Governments; Operational Considerations: The Nature and Density of Adversary Air Defenses; The Quantity and Quality of Adversary Air Assets; Geography; Concept of Operations. This is a print on demand report.
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