I do think the relationship with JSOC
is changing under Obama.
Last fall, CIA paramilitary officers and JSOC
forces worked together in Konar Province, Afghanistan, to capture a Taliban insurgent who had been involved in an attack that killed 11 Navy SEALs and 8 Army aviators in June of 2005.
CW4 Renken continued to lead the expanded CENTCOM Branch and directed the largest Crisis Action Center in the history of JSOC
with representatives from multiple national intelligence agencies.
In addition to Vietnam, Brown's combat experience includes the 1983 invasion of Grenada as a member of the JSOC
is portrayed as the brain child of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld--the chapter on JSOC
is entitled "Rumsfeld's Spies.
The former JSOC
drone operator estimates that the overwhelming majority of high-value target operations he worked on in Afghanistan relied on signals intelligence, known as SIGINT, based on the NSA's phone-tracking technology.
A black-ops outfit whose existence the state strenuously denied as the stuff of conspiracy theory, JSOC
catapulted into the public consciousness when it was credited with the execution of Osama bin Laden -- famously live-streamed to the White House -- and came to be feted as a legitimate wing of the U.
airstrikes intensified after the plot, but costly mistakes and misses piled up.
can call on the expanded US Special Forces establishment that now numbers as many as 60,000 deadly "snaker eaters" such as the Navy's SEALs and the army's famed Delta Force.
14, 2001, meeting with Dailey when the JSOC
commander expressed the prevailing view in CENTCOM and the Pentagon that putting a significant number of U.
He participated directly or indirectly in more than one hundred missions in support of SECDEF operations and directed the JSOC
intelligence system through many complex joint exercises.
a wholly owned subsidiary of JSOC
Bashneft, signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for oil Block ?