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U.S. Special Forces Quietly Increase Eastern European Presence After Russian Aggression

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

By Peter Apps WASHINGTON, June 10 (Reuters) - As NATO refocuses on its eastern borders after Russia's annexation of Crimea, the United...

Afghans To U.S. Forces: Get Out

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 03.16.2013 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Several hundred demonstrators chanting "U.S. special operations forces out!" marched to the Afghan parliament building in Kabul ...

Mali -- A Double Tale of Unintended Consequences

Barry Lando | Posted 03.17.2013 | World
Barry Lando

It's very likely that the French and their allies-to-come in Mali will be battling rebel troops trained by the U.S. Special Forces.

David Wood

In Superstorm Sandy, Resurrected FEMA Engages 'Whole Community'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Bill Carwile heard that some guy in New Jersey was complaining that the federal government hadn't helped him during Superstorm Sand...

WATCH: Air Force Nurse Opens Up About Saving Six Soldiers While Under Fire

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.11.2012 | Impact

"I was coming out of my room when it happened. I couldn’t see anything. Smoke and debris were everywhere," remembered Jennifer Curtis to the Salt La...

U.S. Special Forces Assist In Hunt For Warlord Joseph Kony

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 04.29.2012 | World

OBO, Central African Republic -- Deep in the jungle, this small, remote Central African village is farther from the coast than any point on the contin...

How U.S.' Top Killers Became Its Top (Unaccountable) Spies

wired.com | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

This is what people think of when they imagine the Joint Special Operations Command, or JSOC, the secretive, uber-elite military unit that killed Osam...

U.S. Special Ops Forces Show Signs Of Fraying After 10 Years In Iraq, Afghanistan

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The elite troops of U.S. special operations forces are showing signs of fraying after nearly 10 years at war in Iraq and Afghanista...

Russia Strives To Boost Influence In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Generals don't know when Afghans will be ready to take over for NATO forces. Lt. Gen. Bill Caldwell, head of NATO's training mission in Afghanistan, s...

Wikileaks Video Shows Fog and Friction

David Reidy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Reidy

The urge to avoid negative publicity is understandable, but in this case the actions of the military are worrisome and counter-productive.

Corrupt Afghan Police Fueling Insurgency, UK Commanders Say

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff and Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here's a round-up of the latest AfPak news. CIA officers oppose drone strikes, say civilian casualties help Al Qaeda recruit. According to Lt. Colon...

The Quiet Professionals: The Untold Story of U.S. Special Forces in Afghanistan

Doug Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Stanton

US soldiers entered Afghanistan quietly, in secret, and immediately went to work blending in with the local social fabric.

No More Mistaken Fire

Jodie Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jodie Evans

When more U.S. troops arrive in Afghanistan, they're bound to create more violence, more suffering and more recruits for the Taliban, and, of course, more civilian "accidents." This was just the beginning.