Special Activities Division

Type: Organization
Name: Special Activities Division
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

The US is now involved in 134 wars or none

The White House spent much of last week trying to figure out if the word “war” was the right one to describe its military actions against the Islamic State.US Secretary of State John Kerry was at first reluctant:“We’re engaged in a major counterterrorism ... [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. boots already on the ground

WASHINGTON — Here's a national-security riddle: How can President Obama provide limited military support on the ground to help “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State without formally violating his pledge not to send U.S. combat troops? The ... [Published HeraldNet - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

US is involved in 134 wars or none, depending on the definition of 'war'

The White House spent much of last week trying to figure out if the word "war" was the right one to describe its military actions against the Islamic State.US Secretary of State John Kerry was at first reluctant:"We're engaged in a major counterterrorism ... [Published GlobalPost - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. troops are (probably) already in Iraq fighting ISIS

"There are no boots on the ground."I don't care for the phrase. Never did. Wearing boots is what combat forces do in certain circumstances. Using it as synecdoche for "troops in harm's way" warps the scope of what the U.S. military does. It may also give ... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

The real commanding general of Daash – Mickael Vickers

Behind the terror organization stands one man in particular – Michael Vickers.So who is Vickers? Vickers is an American defence official who is serving as the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USD-I) within the United States Department of Defense. ... [Published Islam Times - Aug 14 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 1 reports

24 - Live Another Day review: Kiefer Sutherland is a mesmeric presence

It's back. Jack, and 24 (Sky1), though there are only 12 episodes this time. How is it still 24 then? Well, it's still a 24-hour period, there'll just be gaps. Gaps for naps maybe? He is getting on a bit. Nah, I don't think Jack Bauer does naps.Anyway, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 07 2014]

Quotes

"We're the dark matter," a Navy SEAL told the Washington PostWashington Post of JSOC in 2011. "We're the force that orders the universe but can't be seen."
Contacts in the Kurdish intelligence service and Peshmerga leadership confirmed what we saw. "Yes," one commander replied to our questions. "German and American forces are on the ground here. They are helping to support us in the attack." [ The Daily Beast ]
The United States government, led by the Central Intelligence Agency "s Special Activities Division, has made a series of attacks on targets in northwest Pakistan since 2004 using drones."

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The US is now involved in 134 wars or none [Published ZNet - 1 hour ago]
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U.S. troops are (probably) already in Iraq figh... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
The real commanding general of Daash – Mickael ... [Published Islam Times - Aug 14 2014]
24 - Live Another Day review: Kiefer Sutherland... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 07 2014]
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