Monday, July 12, 2010

Change Afghan Strategy: Use More SOF Forces?

Two journalists - Julian Barnes and David Cloud - of the Los Angeles Times are reporting that the success of Special Operations Forces (SOF) in the past several months in Afghanistan have some promoting a possible change in strategy.  The new strategy, reflected by Vice President Biden in some of his comments, promotes a greater reliance on Special Forces troops and a smaller footprint of conventional forces.  Read more in "U.S. strategy in Afghanistan may involve greater use of special operations forces", LA Times, June 29, 2010.

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