TITLE

THE MEN IN THE SHADOWS

AUTHOR(S)
Robinson, Linda
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/19/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 17, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role of Special Forces, such as the Green Berets, in the United States military as of May 2003. Description of the emerging model of precision warfare which uses real-time intelligence and rapid transition from attack to stability operations; Importance of flexibility in combat missions; Details of operations in Iraq, which includes equipping and training a group of Iraqi soldiers called the Free Iraqi Fighting Force (FIFF); How the Special Forces' A-Teams are providing 'situational awareness' for the Pentagon as the rebuilding begins in postwar Iraq.
ACCESSION #
9720541

 

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