In Afghanistan, Special Units Do the Dirty Work

In Afghanistan, Special Units Do the Dirty Work by Carmen Gentile, USA Today.

… "We operate in the seams and gaps where conventional forces can't go," says Maj. Eric Wright, a Special Forces advance operational base commander in nearby Khost Province.

Since the Sept. 11 attacks more than a decade ago, U.S. Special Forces have been embedded here — and in conflict areas such as the Philippines, Yemen and Somalia — in an attempt to quash insurgent Islamists and train locals to take up the fight against them…

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