Sunday, March 28, 2010
Training Indigenous Forces
General Petraeus and Admiral Olson testified before the House Armed Services Committee recently on the value of using Special Forces to train indigenous forces. The leaders outlined this tactic as a cost-effective and realistic approach to countering the spread of terrorism in areas of the world such as Africa, Yemen, and other areas. Read more in "Commanders Tout Value of Training Indigenous Forces", DoD Press, March 17, 2010.