Nalty, The War Against Trucks: Aerial Interdiction in Southern Laos, 1968-1972, (Washington, D.
Government Printing Office, 1978); Mark, Aerial Interdiction, pp.
Opponents of interdiction also maintain that aerial interdiction
today in Peru would not be effective because smuggling routes have changed.
John Crow, a State Department official, defended the aerial interdiction
policy, arguing it had led to a decrease of coca cultivation in Peru.
In World War I, Royal Air Force (RAP) bombers inadvertently introduced aerial interdiction
McNamara's persisting in such an effort, even in the form of aerial interdiction, served mainly to estrange LeMay and other uniformed leaders from the civilian officials of the Department of Defense.
Although the campaign in this region came to be conducted year-around, initially the activity all but stopped with the onset of the monsoon rains, as the focus of aerial interdiction shifted to the demilitarized zone where the tempo of infiltration increased with the beginning of dry weather.
From mid-April until early July, Honduras and the United States conducted Operation Anvil, a joint aerial interdiction
In 1994, his book Aerial Interdiction
in Three Wars, was published by the Center for Air Force History.
In concert with maritime and aerial interdiction
, the head of the DNCD, General Rolando Rosado Mateo, continues to emphasize the pursuit of major drug traffickers and the dismantling of their organizations.
The aerial interdiction
campaign focused on four areas: on the Rolling Thunder air campaign in North Vietnam in Route Packages IV, V and VI; on the area in southern North Vietnam near the DMZ in route Package I; on the Ho Chi Minh Trail in southern Laos; and on trails within South Vietnam.
Regional Aerial Interdiction
Initiative Program (RAII).