Will Biden Shine Light on Corrupt Special Operations Programs?

Amid a broad review of American war-making policy, how and where commandos will be used in the coming years hangs in the balance.

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MEMBERS OF THE U.S. special operations forces deployed to 154 countries, or roughly 80 percent of the world’s nations, last year, but information about exactly where elite forces conduct missions, under what authorities they operate, who they’ve killed, and whether they’re adhering to the laws of armed conflict is closely guarded, buried in obscure legal provisions, shrouded in secrecy, or allegedly unknown even to Special Operations Command.

The command, known as SOCOM, will only name half the countries where its forces were active in 2020. It claims that its personnel — Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and Marine Corps Raiders among them — have captured or killed “thousands of terrorists” under one obscure program but also that it doesn’t track such data. SOCOM refuses to provide even basic information about publicly acknowledged operations.

“We need greater transparency around counterterrorism,” Luke Hartig, a senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council in the Obama White House and now a fellow in New America’s International Security program, told The Intercept. “We need to do it carefully, in a way that doesn’t endanger special operators or their host-nation partners, but greater transparency about where we’re conducting operations and why we’re conducting operations is essential.”

U.S. Special Operations Command has grown exponentially over the last 20 years. “Special operations-specific funding” topped out at $3.1 billion in 2001, compared with $13.1 billion now. Before 9/11, there were roughly 43,000 special operations forces. Today, there are 74,000 military personnel and civilians in the command. Two decades ago, an average of 2,900 commandos were deployed overseas in any given week. That number now stands at 4,500, according to SOCOM spokesperson Ken McGraw.  read more..

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  1. Satan’ reputation warns us to behave, which is why our parents are wise to provide scrap wood and hammer and nails and negative reinforcement when called for. Lobotomy victims excused. (We should ALL get checked with an EEG to verify. Francis Farmer, and SEVERAL hard partying politicians I can think of should definitely get checked. See Youtube.com’s “This is Your Life, Francis Farmer” to see a half hour interview with a lobotomy victim) I would NOT say nailing Jesus to the cross was a smart thing to do. The maniac cult blowing up Fukushima, the WTC, The DeepWater Horizon oil well, COVID-19/5G attacks, etc. may beg to differ with this. They clearly are spoiled brats run amok. This new Biden has different ears, eye color, head shape, etc. and his mask occasionally is peeling off or gets ripped. Today leads to tomorrow.

  2. Satan was put here to provide hell as the just reward for unrepentant sin. Hit yourself on the thumb with a framing hammer at full swing, and you will KNOW hell is out there somewhere, and it can be avoided. Somebody said “There was no vote fraud during the 2020 election.” This person is a slow learner, oir under a huge amount of pressure. I can not suppose the ‘male genitalia AND buttocks’ course of the EVERGREEN container ship just before it ran aground was an unconscious Freudian slip either. Satan does not convince people to do evil. People conned into believing evil is justice and other spoiled brats do this evil in fun.

  3. Sorry, gang. The 9-11 terrorists are all sitting pretty while America sucks and mewls. Not my fault. Will Creepy Joementia Briben bring justice to the world regarding terrorism? While wearing a Creepy Joementia Briben rubber mask while Hairless cackles in the background like Killary Clinton? Not my cat box to clean, but if called on, I can help. Cheaters seldom learn how the game is played.

  4. Biden the proud to be a Zionist has got to keep The Military Industrial complex going fullsteam ahead because it employs MILLIONS OF AMERICANS.
    US guns & BOMBS have to be USED & SOLD because the US is broke.
    War is “good” & NECESSARY nay ESSENTIAL for the American Economy.

  5. Biden has good experience murdering Russians in Ukraine using nazi fascist militia “commandos” ruled by oligarchs that sucked Biden-dick for the US dollars.
    To avoid another Iraq with too many US casuallties, Biden was all-in on Hillary’s plan to invade Libya with 250,000 Al Queda headchoppers, each well paid by weekly salary and big bonuses for kills and torture. Atrocities made public simply blamed on Ghadaffi. And thats what they did.
    Syria just the same, import and pay terrorist headchopper mercenaries, blame Assad for atrocities, kill everyone you can make a big mess that lasts for at least 10 years.
    Venezuela next for Biden and his masters.

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