Even with the end of the American war in Afghanistan, U.S. Special Forces are deployed in dozens of countries around the world: conducting covert operations; training other militaries; and advising troops. Their commander is Army General Richard Clarke, Commander of Special Operations Command, based in Tampa.
At this year’s annual Halifax International Security Forum, foreign affairs and defense correspondent Nick Schifrin sits down for a rare interview with a commander whose operations – and operators – generally work in the shadows.
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