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The Crossroads of Special Operations

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Opinion

July Could Be the Last Month to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal | Defense One

On the Iran nuclear deal, then-candidate Biden was unambiguous. The United States would re-establish Iran's adherence with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA, as a preliminary step for additional discussions. Following a rocky start, President Biden directed...

Q&A with Bob Newberry, Director of the Pentagon’s Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate | National Defense Magazine

The Pentagon's Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate is led by Bob Newberry. When asked about his primary priorities as head of the Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate, he answered that his focus is on improving deadly capabilities for small...

The challenge of educating the military on cyber strategy | War on the Rocks

In how it teaches future leaders exercising the profession of arms in the cyber domain, the professional military education system confronts various obstacles. In the absence of instructions on what should be taught, cyber strategy programs are inconsistent throughout...

Mapping the Taliban’s offensive | FDD

Attempting to map the lengthy war in Afghanistan has become a more difficult endeavor as the United States prepares to pull out all of its troops. The last time the Taliban captured the city was 20 years ago when...

Military drones are transforming war — we need a doctrine to use them right | The Hill

The simple reality that drones of multiple kinds are converting the battleground and posing complex pressure for nations that strive to integrate them. Despite the fact that these problems are not new, the most military has yet to develop...

The domestic counterterrorism strategy is a good start—but needs more | Defense One

The newly disclosed domestic counterterrorism policy from the Biden administration has a lot of things going for it. We can tell that this was a strategy created by experts, for experts, as retired top counterterrorism officers with more than...

America shall be judged by how we leave Afghanistan — by allies, foes, and history | Military Times

The United States will pull out all American soldiers in less than three months, bringing an end to the longest war our country has ever waged. Thousands of Americans died in the nearly 20-year war in Afghanistan, but that...

Joe Biden has abandoned Afghanistan. No summit can change that. | 1945

President Joe Biden will meet with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the leader of the High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, at the White House on Friday. As the military withdrawal progresses, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said...

The US military is tearing itself apart over ‘wokeness,’ and it’s only helping America’s enemies | Task & Purpose

It all started with Fox News host Tucker Carlson's rant about how the Air Force's new maternity uniforms are evidence of President Joe Biden's feminization of the service. During a March 9th airing of his program, Carlson remarked that...

Building maritime security coalitions — Lessons learned from the Strait of Hormuz | War On the Rocks

Any effective maritime coalition involves common diplomatic goals, constant communication, explicit and versatile regulatory bodies and political directives, sustained and complementary resources, and a viable political structure, as demonstrated by the US and European-led efforts. The Biden administration, which...

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SAF special ops troopers fast rope off helicopters at F1 pit building in counter-terrorism exercise | CNA Singapore

A training operation led by the Singapore Armed Forces’ Special Operations Task Force (SOTF) was completed at Singapore’s Formula...

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