Accession Number:

ADA537094

Title:

The Role of Airpower in American Public Diplomacy in Africa

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-12-16

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

As one of the leaders in public diplomacy, Africa Command AFRICOM plays a delicate and developing role alongside the Department of State in implementing American goodwill on the continent. This paper will explore the role of airpower in public diplomacy in Africa by analyzing historical examples, presenting ideas for both military and civilian aviation in future endeavors, exploring AFRICOMs role in public diplomacy and overcoming roadblocks to success.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Aircraft Operations
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE