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How US special operations forces helped the US military win its first post-Cold War victory | We Are the Mighty

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How US special operations forces helped the US military win its first post-Cold War victory | We Are the Mighty

As the Soviet Union threats declined in the 1990s, the US faced a new challenge in the Middle East. Specifically, Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, which has sparked an international crisis. This ended with Iraq’s defeat by a US-led coalition six months later. US special operations units were faced with numerous challenges, including actually getting into the battle. This article delves into the numerous SOF units involved, including Navy SEALs, Green Berets, and Air Force commandos.

Source: https://www.wearethemighty.com/mighty-history/gulf-war-special-operations/