• Eric Schmitt: U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy Uses Proxies


    BY: John Hogan

    Long before President Obama’s speech on Wednesday indicated a shift in U.S. counterterrorism strategy, American special forces were changing their tactics to combat terrorism in an increasingly multi-polar world. Eric Schmitt of The New York Times reports that while American SEAL teams were often assigned to missions involving high-value targets, the Pentagon has long turned to local proxies to battle insurgents abroad.

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    Tags : Al-Qaeda, Counterterrorism, Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security, Intelligence, Military, National Security, Terrorism

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