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A US Navy SEAL during training. Since the mid-2000s, JSOC has been carrying out a global campaign of ‘capture or kill’ strikes against Al-Qa’ida and the Taliban. Courtesy of Martin L Carey/Wikimedia.

US Joint Special Operations Command and the War On Terror – A Sharper Edge?

Simon Anglim
RUSI Newsbrief, 10 February 2017
United States, The decade after 9/11, The War on Terror, Al-Qa'ida
US Special Forces have always been part of military operations. But how has their role evolved since 9/11? And what might the future hold for special operations under President Donald Trump?

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