With US Special Forces Heading To Syria, A Look At Their Role In Africa
As President Obama sends a few dozen U.S. Special Operations forces to Syria, it’s worth noting that there are already more than 1,000 Special Operations troops helping African countries fight terrorism.
The officer who leads that effort, Brigadier General Donald Bolduc, said this week at the Defense One Summit that the Syria mission could be informed by what his forces are doing in Africa.
Molly O’Toole, a politics reporter with Defense One, speaks with Here & Now‘s Robin Young about what Bolduc’s announcement means for the U.S.’s military involvement in Syria.
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