Special Forces Well Prepared For War On Terrorism, CSBA Analyst Says

By Adam J. Hebert / September 21, 2001 at 5:00 AM
U.S. Special Operations Forces are well prepared for their mission and represent the logical choice for units to use in the early days of a war against terrorism, a prominent defense expert said today. "We have very, very good special forces -- it's one of the areas that has been preserved" during the post-Cold War military drawdown, according to Michael Vickers, director of strategic studies for the nonpartisan Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. Asked by InsideDefense.com if there were...

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