U.S. Unit Secretly in Pakistan Lends Ally Support

23 February 2009

This is the best news I've seen all year.  Green Berets operating vibrantly in the belly of the beast:

U.S. Unit Secretly in Pakistan Lends Ally Support
By ERIC SCHMITT and JANE PERLEZ
Published: February 22, 2009


BARA, Pakistan — More than 70 United States military advisers and technical specialists are secretly working in Pakistan to help its armed forces battle Al Qaeda and the Taliban in the country's lawless tribal areas, American military officials said.

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# Tom Brosz 2009-02-23 19:36
This is good news, but I'd feel better if it wasn't "news," if you know what I mean. Secret operations on the front page tend to lose effectiveness.
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# Mike 2009-02-24 18:45
They are Special Operators....Gr een Berets are just hats....
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# Mike 2009-02-24 18:46
They are called Special Operators. Green Berets are hats....
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# James H 2009-03-02 16:56
Hmm... 'Special Advisers' being sent in to prop up a weak and unpopular Government and help it to deal with a sizeable insurgent population. Sounds altogether too reminiscent of how a certain South-East Asian conflict got rolling for comfort.
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