Special Ops Role Evolves in War on Terror Until now, U.S. Special Operations forces has been a supporting command, supplying forces to other combatant commands as needed. But Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld now sees a lead counterterrorism role for those forces.
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Special Ops Role Evolves in War on Terror

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Special Ops Role Evolves in War on Terror

Special Ops Role Evolves in War on Terror

Special Ops Role Evolves in War on Terror

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Until now, U.S. Special Operations forces has been a supporting command, supplying forces to other combatant commands as needed. But Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld now sees a lead counterterrorism role for those forces.