United States Army Special Forces

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Noun1.United States Army Special Forces - a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fightingUnited States Army Special Forces - a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
U. S. Army, United States Army, US Army, USA, Army - the army of the United States of America; the agency that organizes and trains soldiers for land warfare
Green Beret - a soldier who is a member of the United States Army Special Forces
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Will U.S. Special Forces be greeted by opponents now armed with this information?
U.S. special forces are in the country with the SDF as well, and recently drew the ire of Turkey after being photographed wearing the patches of the People's Protection Units (YPG) on their uniforms.
In August, a series of attacks against the Afghan army, police and U.S. Special Forces in Kabul (http://www.ibtimes.com/attacks-army-police-us-special-forces-kill-50-kabul-2045100) killed at least 50 people and injured several people.
KABUL, Shawwal 23, 1436, Aug 8, 2015, SPA -- A wave of attacks on Afghan army, police and U.S. special forces in Kabul yesterday, on Friday killed at least 50 people and wounded hundreds, Reuters reported.
An often-cited passage is section 413b, which deals with presidential approval and reporting of "covert actions." In essence, this statute gives the president authority, with a proper "finding," to send U.S. special forces on paramilitary operations, under command of the CIA.
Head of the coalition, Sheikh Abdul Rahman Munshed Assi al-Obeidi said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that they called for knowing the fate of dozens of Arab detainees from the people of Kirkuk , who had been kidnaped or arrested by U.S. special forces with the help of Kurdish security services , and their fate is still unknown till now.
Afridi was arrested after U.S. Special Forces killed bin Laden in May 2011 in the town of Abbottabad.
U.S. special forces also carried out a raid on a seaside villa in Somalia believed to be a gathering point for Somali Islamic extremist group al-Shabab and likely killed an unidentified leader of the group in response to the terror attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi last month, according to reports citing unnamed U.S.
Washington, Feb 26 ( ANI ): NATO has said that it has found no evidence to support the allegations that U.S. special forces committed acts of 'torture' and 'murder' in Afghanistan.
Khartoum ,Sept 15(SUNA)- the Sudanese government apologized to receive the U.S. special forces to protect the U.S.
The shooting took place on Friday night in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, not far from where three U.S. special forces soldiers were killed by an Afghan policeman and comrades earlier in the day.
Pakistan's Taliban movement, which has close ties to al Qaeda, has increased pressure on the U.S.-backed government after vowing to avenge the killing of Osama bin Laden by U.S. special forces on May 2 in a Pakistani town.