Special Forces

First to Fight Back: A Review of 12 Strong

They were the first boots on the ground in the War on Terror. Their footprints were horse hooves.

An Elite Military for a Perilous Time: Special Operations in an Age of Terror

Sean Naylor’s Relentless Strike is an excellent study that shows how the U.S. military services organized (or reorganized) themselves to counter the guerrillas that too often were able to evade regular units and strike their vulnerabilities.