Tag Archives: SOCOM

Niger is the New Hub for American Ops in North, West Africa

by Joseph Trevithick, a freelance journalist and researcher. He is also a regular contributing writer at War is Boring and a Fellow at GlobalSecurity.org. Last February, U.S. President Barack Obama announced he was sending military personnel and drones to Niger. … Continue reading

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Designing a Better (and Cheaper) SEAL Delivery System

by LTJG Brett Davis. LTJG Brett Davis is a U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer, runs the blog ClearedHot, and is trying to figure out how Twitter actually works. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from Northeastern University. His comments … Continue reading

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Trade Show Offers Peek Inside Secretive U.S. Special Operations Forces

by DAVID AXE The Special Operations Industry Conference in Tampa last week offered a rare glimpse inside the powerful, and growing, U.S. commando community. The three-day conference, jointly hosted by the National Defense Industrial Association and U.S. Special Operations Command, … Continue reading

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