Re: Raisin Bombers over Afghanistan

From: jeff davis (
Date: Thu Sep 27 2001 - 16:20:02 MDT

--- Damien Broderick
<> wrote:
> At 02:20 PM 9/26/01 -0700, Jeff wrote:
> >I see the airdrop
> >concept as short-term tactic
> *Very* short term, I fear. The humanitarian airdrop
> planes'd be shot down
> quicksmart by Taliban missiles.

Damien, my friend, you disappoint me. The air war
over Kosovo was carried out from, what?, 15,000 ft?,
to avoid just such losses. And, in that regard, it
was one hundred percent successful. Care packages w/
accompanying propaganda hardly require pin point

This approach my fail for any number of reasons, but a
shoot-down of the grocery-delivery plane ain't one of

Do better next time, you're ruining my image of you.

Glad to be back.

Best, Jeff Davis

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