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Only handful of US-trained Syrians fighting IS

...While no one believes that we need to invade Iraq or Syria, the fact is that we will likely need additional U.S. special forces and military advisers to be successful."Austin said he would not recommend a buffer zone at this time.Christine...
Nation and World
Juneau family reunited with son

...said. The security forces included members of the British and Canadian military, and Danish, Australian and U.S. special forces, Moniak said. He didn't have much contact with Afghan soldiers, who he said ranged in age from 12 to 50...
An aid worker's courageous success

...she drove to the site of an irrigation project in Kunar province. She was killed during an attempted rescue by U.S. special forces last week. She was 36 years old. There's an ongoing investigation into whether Linda was accidentally killed...
Prisoners in Afghanistan

...Kabul and other cities by a mix of Afghan authorities. Some may be rounded up by U.S. Marines or captured by U.S. Special Forces in battles now raging in the mountains. The detentions are vital to eliminating Afghanistan's role as a base...
A wide gulf between two nations that need each other

...sharply cut back on intelligence-sharing operations along the Afghan border, and asked most of the 100 or so U.S. Special Forces trainers working with their Frontier Corps troops to leave. Under internal threat, humiliated at home, Pakistan's...
In complicating move, al-Qaida backs Syrian revolt

...deterred and doesn't stop," said al-Zawahri, who took over al-Qaida after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces last May. "However, the resistance of our people in Syria is escalating and growing despite all the pains...
Not For Web
Wanted Army impersonator arrested in Deadhorse

...and other items. Shortly after leaving prison in 2007, Clark called a Russian embassy claiming to be part of a U.S. Special Forces squad planning to assassinate Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Clark reportedly told investigators after...
Three vets view war

...all their weapons because we could only carry so much ammunition up these big mountains," he said. Wahto said U.S. special forces in Afghanistan probably will engage in mountain combat similar to what he endured. But modern troops will have...
This Day in History

...Martin Schleyer, who had been kidnapped by left-wing extremists, was found in Mulhouse, France. In 2001, U.S. special forces began operations on the ground in Afghanistan, opening a significant new phase of the assault against the Taliban...
This Day in History

...jury found that Simpson was liable, and ordered him to pay $33.5 million.) In 2002, Afghan troops backed by U.S. Special Forces stormed a hospital ward in Kandahar, killing six al-Qaida gunmen who had repeatedly refused to surrender. An...


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