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Pentagon Says a Covert Force Hunts Hussein

The top American military commander for the Middle East has created a covert commando force to hunt Saddam Hussein, Osama bin Laden and key terrorists throughout the region, according to Pentagon and military officials. The new Special Operations organization is designed to act with greater speed on intelligence tips about “high-value targets” and not be contained within the borders where American conventional forces are operating in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gen. John P. Abizaid, who commands all American forces in the strategic crescent from the Red Sea to the Indian Ocean, decided over the summer to disband two Special Operations missions, Task Force 5 in Afghanistan and Task Force 20 in Iraq, officials said. Full Story

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