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Afghanistan Special Forces

Special Ops Units Seen As Key To Afghanistan Withdrawal

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

PAKTIKA, Afghanistan — A hundred or so turbaned, bearded Afghans packed the plastic mats outside the fort, staring skeptically at Afghan officia...

Rethink Afghanistan (VIDEO): What Does it Mean to Be Less Safe?

Josh Mull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Mull

We have around 100,000 soldiers in Afghanistan. We've given them an impossible task (Here's some cash and a machine gun, now go make a state), and every time we have a raid like the one in our video, their job gets harder.

Army Plans $100 Million Special Operations Headquarters In Afghanistan

Wired | Noah Shachtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Army is looking to spend as much as $100 million to expand its Special Operations headquarters in northern Afghanistan. ...