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JSOC Missions From Masirah: Taliban Missions in Afghanistan

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by Sean Naylor The vastness of the moonless night sky swallowed the turboprop drone of the four blacked-out Combat Talons high above Pakistan’s Baluchistan province. Headed north, the planes crossed into Afghan airspace at about 11 p.m., October 19. Skimming

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The Longest Kill: Sniper Maverick 41

The Longest Kill

by Craig Harrison The Longest Kill In the sniper world, we constantly move after firing. A sniper will fire one to two shots, possibly three, from one position, before having to move. If you stay still, you will be identified—and

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The Afghanistan War’s “Heart of Darkness”

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by T. Jefferson Parker October 7, 2014 marks the 13th “anniversary” of the war in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom). It was on this date in 2001 that the United States and United Kingdom began a bombing campaign against al-Qaeda and

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