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U.S. Special Operations Command, obscure before 9/11, on front lines in war on terror – Washington Times

U.S. Special Operations Command, obscure before 9/11, on front lines in war on terror – Washington Times

Islamic extremists jarred America 14 years ago in a coordinated attack that also rattled to attention a backwater military command that had done a lot of training in past decades but only sporadic fighting.Shortly after al Qaeda’s massacres in New York, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania, then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld issued…

Source: U.S. Special Operations Command, obscure before 9/11, on front lines in war on terror – Washington Times