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.