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Do We Need an Air Force?

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"Do We Need an Air Force?"

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Robert Farley says no. A debate ensues. My sympathies lie with Farley. Obviously, our military needs air power capabilities, but creating a specific bureaucratic entity given exclusive purview over air power was an idea grounded in a 1940s-vintage overestimation of strategic air power’s capabilities, and its continued existence creates an artificial constituency for continuing such overestimations.

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