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- Published: Monday, 23 February 2009 16:42
23 February 2009
This is the best news I've seen all year. Green Berets operating vibrantly in the belly of the beast:
U.S. Unit Secretly in Pakistan Lends Ally Support
By ERIC SCHMITT and JANE PERLEZ
Published: February 22, 2009
BARA, Pakistan — More than 70 United States military advisers and technical specialists are secretly working in Pakistan to help its armed forces battle Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the country's lawless tribal areas, American military officials said.
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This commment is unpublished.· 12 years agoThis is good news, but I'd feel better if it wasn't "news," if you know what I mean. Secret operations on the front page tend to lose effectiveness.
This commment is unpublished.· 12 years agoThey are Special Operators....Green Berets are just hats....
This commment is unpublished.· 12 years agoThey are called Special Operators. Green Berets are hats....
This commment is unpublished.· 12 years agoHmm... 'Special Advisers' being sent in to prop up a weak and unpopular Government and help it to deal with a sizeable insurgent population. Sounds altogether too reminiscent of how a certain South-East Asian conflict got rolling for comfort.