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We Shouldn’t Forget the Lessons of Black Hawk Down

“That the United States has largely steered clear of further special operations fiascos since then, even as the pace of such operations has increased, is a testament to the competence of our special operators, who have continually evolved as a joint force since Eagle Claw and particularly through 16 years of steady operations since 9/11.  Indeed, one of our top special operations officers, Joint Special Operations Command chief Lieutenant General Scott Miller was a young commander in Mogadishu; he and others have lived this evolution.

Source: We Shouldn’t Forget the Lessons of Black Hawk Down: Part I | Just Security

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