U.S. Expands 'Shadow War' On Terror On Two Continents

08/14/2010 11:56 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In roughly a dozen countries -- from the deserts of North Africa, to the mountains of Pakistan, to former Soviet republics crippled by ethnic and religious strife -- the United States has significantly increased military and intelligence operations, pursuing the enemy using robotic drones and commando teams, paying contractors to spy and training local operatives to chase terrorists.

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