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Thinking ISIL: lessons of the anti-Qaddafi air campaign.

Coalition Airstrikes in Kobani

Coalition Airstrikes in Kobani

Four years since the Autumn 2011 conclusion of Operation Unified Protector, the seven-monthNATO air campaign that in concert with Libyan rebel forces defeated the dictatorial regime of Col. Muammar Qaddafi. Compared to the air campaign against ISIL in Irak & Syria,  the two air warfare operations share important similarities. At least 5 lessons of the Libyan air campaign deserve greater attention today: READ ARTICLE HERE