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SOFEX 2012: USSOCOM deputy outlines global SOF vision

7th May 2012 - 14:29 GMT | by in Amman, Jordan


The deputy commander of the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has called for a 'global network' of special forces to address the challenges of the future.

Speaking at the Middle-East Special Operations Commanders (MESOC) conference in Amman, Jordan, Brig Gen Sean Mulholland described his vision for the future and the 'way ahead' for US special operations forces (SOF), suggesting that such a strategy would combat limited manpower and resources.

'The US cannot address the challenges of tomorrow alone,' he told delegates. 'We don't have the manpower, nor the resources or political will to be successful in the endeavour. Like-minded entities

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