Wednesday, May 3, 2017

US Commandos Set To Counter North Korean Nuclear Sites


Veteran national security reporter Bill Gertz offers a piece at freebeacon.com on American special operations in North Korea in the event of a war.

U.S. special operations forces are set to conduct operations against North Korean nuclear, missile, and other weapons of mass destruction sites in any future conflict, the commander of Special Operations Command told Congress Tuesday.

Army Gen. Raymond A. Thomas (seen in the above photo) stated in testimony to a House subcommittee that Army, Navy, and Air Force commandos are based both permanently and in rotations on the Korean peninsula in case conflict breaks out.

The special operations training and preparation is a warfighting priority, Thomas said in prepared testimony. There are currently around 8,000 special operations troops deployed in more than 80 countries.

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