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SOF looks to resistance support campaigns

14th May 2019 - 19:16 GMT | by Andrew White in London


US Special Operations Forces must consider how to further evolve doctrine and concepts of operations relating to Support to Resistance (STR) campaigns, a research paper published by the US Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) has suggested.

According to the “Support to Resistance: Strategic Purpose and Effectiveness” report, published on 2nd May by the Tampa-based organization, recent operational experience indicates special operations forces must maintain “traditional wartime unconventional warfare skills” while also exploring the dynamics of modern resistance.

In its findings, the JSOU suggested the implementation of multiple courses of action to help facilitate such an improvement. This includes undertaking studies,

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Andrew White


Andrew White

Andrew is a former editor of Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Andrew joined Shephard …

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