Air Policing

Some General Remarks Concerning Air Defense
(triggered by the publications of Paul Schreyer)

Any scientific approach towards a subject tries to investigate with different methods and viewpoints from different angles, using experience and logic and the tool bar of the specific science branch. This includes btw. theories too, but even theories must be based on the facts which do not fit together without those theories.
 9/11 has in general to be viewed from the two perspectives “attack” and “defense”  If we stick to the word “war” for the 9/11 event we may compare it with the approach  used by historians and people in general throughout the centuries: every citizen is interested not only in the attacks, but also in the defense of his country. A lost battle would always produce the question about the system of defense and the persons who were responsible for it. Even when investigating a simple car accident  every judge would not only ask what the undoubtedly wrongly driving car had done but also what the hit cardriver could have done to prevent the accident or to minimize the effect of the crash.