Israel was trying to accomplish a "painless" victory, which looks possible on paper, but the reality is far different. For many years now, the pundits have said again and again that air power alone will not win a war. Just when the world was believing this, air power seems to have won the war in Kosovo to a large extent. This puts the Air generals back in the drivers seat, but really, the pundits were right.
Turkish jets reportedly attack PKK targets in southeast Turkey (AP)
from the article: Gallipoli and the Lebanese quagmire