1. Purposeful violence : underlying causes and the continuum of human responses 2. Technology in war : an evolving role but with voices raised in warning 3. Measuring the impact : a comprehensive framework 4. Vietnam : viable precision emerges 5. Desert Storm : an image of perfect precision? 6. The Balkans : perfect precision attained? 7. Contingency strikes : expanded political-military action enabled by precision 8. In the final analysis : summary with contemporary reflections and conclusions.